A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 138 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (86 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5095° West, -20.0995° South, depth 485.15 km. The temblor was reported at 05:51:08 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10005iyh. Event ids that are associated: us10005iyh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 485.15 km (301 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/05/16 / 2016-05-20 17:51:08 / May 20, 2016 @ 5:51 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 138 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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