A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 155 km SW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:16:45 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 173.5447° East, -22.7699° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 08:16:45 / August 12, 2016 @ 8:16 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006eda. Unique identifier: us10006eda.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 155 km SW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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