A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (83 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:18:33 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000axjm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000axjm. The epicenter was at a depth of 571.78 km (355 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/17 / 2017-10-01 16:18:33 / October 1, 2017 @ 4:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2554 West, latitude -21.7479 South, depth = 571.78 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 134 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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