A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 158 km SSW of Suva, Fiji (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.8223 East, latitude -19.4421 South, depth = 56.83 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 56.83 km (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 21:07:55 / September 26, 2016 @ 9:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 09:07:55 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20007c5k. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007c5k.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days 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: 158 km SSW of Suva, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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