A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 258 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (160 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 610.53 km, -177.6394° West, -18.5462° South. Unique identifier: us1000886t. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000886t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 15:13:35 / March 2, 2017 @ 3:13 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:13:35 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 610.53 km (379 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 258 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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