A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 242 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (150 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.447 West, latitude -18.804 South, depth = 554.56 km. Event id: us2000i6qx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i6qx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 554.56 km (345 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:27:32 / 1:27 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 event in UTC/GMT: 04/11/18 / 2018-11-04 13:27:32 / November 4, 2018 @ 1:27 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 242 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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