A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (109 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 568.98 km, -179.3991° West, -22.1052° South. The temblor was detected at 09:21:30 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 21:21:30 / November 4, 2017 @ 9:21 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 568.98 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bilj. Unique identifier: us2000bilj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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. 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: 176 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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