A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 274 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2007° West, latitude -18.2155° South, depth = 620.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:08:22 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 620.27 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/01/18 / 2018-01-10 21:08:22 / January 10, 2018 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000cnvy. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cnvy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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: 274 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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