A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km SW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (93 miles) on Monday. Exact location, longitude 173.5078° East, latitude -22.6598° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:20:12 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004db9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004db9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 14:20:12 / January 10, 2016 @ 2:20 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 149 km SW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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