A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (68 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:51:02 / 3:51 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 03:51:02 / November 13, 2016 @ 3:51 am. Unique identifier: us10007778. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007778. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 525.96 km (327 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8906 West, latitude -20.0247 South, depth = 525.96 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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