A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (57 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.998° West, -21.4323° South, depth 600.87 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:59:33 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 600.87 km (373 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/11/18 / 2018-11-07 02:59:33 / November 7, 2018 @ 2:59 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000i7t8. Unique identifier: us2000i7t8.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 91 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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