A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 35 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 505.41 km, -178.3624° West, -20.7088° South. The temblor was detected at 08:45:05 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 505.41 km (314 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqqk. Id of event: us2000cqqk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 20:45:05 / January 28, 2018 @ 8:45 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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