A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 100 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 555.06 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 16:46:33 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:46:33 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008srf. Id of event: us10008srf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 555.06 km, -178.6045° West, -21.551° South.
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 four and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 100 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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