A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 42 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (26 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4007 West, latitude -20.9137 South, depth = 573.19 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 22:05:24 / April 14, 2019 @ 10:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:05:24 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000361y. Id of event: us7000361y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 573.19 km (356 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 42 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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