A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 183 km SSW of Nadi, Fiji (114 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 22:04:39 / February 6, 2017 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:04:39 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008i1e. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008i1e. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 176.4543° East, -19.1848° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 183 km SSW of Nadi, Fiji.
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