A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 541.33 km, 179.4727° East, -24.6387° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 541.33 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kry. Unique identifier: us20008kry. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:05:55 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 07:05:55 / February 19, 2017 @ 7:05 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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