A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 205 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (127 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.57 km (361 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:07:16 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 580.57 km, -177.333° West, -19.3169° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ktn. Id of event: us20008ktn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/17 / 2017-02-19 17:07:16 / February 19, 2017 @ 5:07 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 205 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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