A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (58 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/17 / 2017-02-20 05:18:10 / February 20, 2017 @ 5:18 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.33 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.8169° West, -21.4938° South, depth 533.33 km. The temblor was detected at 17:18:10 / 5:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008kv2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008kv2.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 94 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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