A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008ila. Unique identifier: us10008ila. The temblor was detected at 13:29:47 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 490.99 km (305 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 01:29:47 / April 10, 2017 @ 1:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 490.99 km, 179.8977° East, -25.0412° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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