A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles). Event id: us2000413a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000413a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 551 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:17:51 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.5464 West, latitude -19.3312 South, depth = 551 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 15:17:51 / October 31, 2015 @ 3:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 189 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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