A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 144 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (89 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w7p. Id of event: us10007w7p. The temblor was detected at 06:25:23 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 176.4733° East, latitude -18.7481° South, depth = 26.16 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.16 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 18:25:23 / January 14, 2017 @ 6:25 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 144 km SW of Nadi, Fiji.
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