A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:19:50 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). 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 632.49 km (393 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005jzj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jzj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 00:19:50 / April 20, 2016 @ 12:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5492° West, -18.0947° South, depth 632.49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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