A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 190 km E of Suva, Fiji (118 miles). Event id: us2000h9xr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h9xr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/09/18 / 2018-09-06 23:55:40 / September 6, 2018 @ 11:55 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.7661 West, latitude -17.9847 South, depth = 630.52 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:55:40 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 630.52 km (392 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-eight 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 190 km E of Suva, Fiji.
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