A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 104 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (65 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:38:06 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 493.73 km (307 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.743 West, latitude -20.3617 South, depth = 493.73 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 22:38:06 / December 5, 2018 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000i344. Event ids that are associated: us1000i344.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 104 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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