A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 31 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (19 miles). Event id: us10005bli. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bli. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.7843° West, latitude -20.926° South, depth = 592.27 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 10:58:57 / April 26, 2016 @ 10:58 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:58:57 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 592.27 km (368 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 31 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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