A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 228 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (142 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 443.08 km (275 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8172° West, -18.7584° South, depth 443.08 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:32:07 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/02/16 / 2016-02-28 11:32:07 / February 28, 2016 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004tcf. Unique identifier: us10004tcf.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 228 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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