A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 107 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (66 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 498.25 km (310 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:44:28 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 15:44:28 / April 13, 2018 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6917 West, latitude -20.8494 South, depth = 498.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dzss. Event ids that are associated: us2000dzss.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 107 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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