A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (114 miles) on Monday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:59:50 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.4687° West, latitude -22.1465° South, depth = 593.15 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 16:59:50 / January 4, 2016 @ 4:59 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004e0d. Event ids that are associated: us10004e0d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 593.15 km (369 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 183 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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