A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 290 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:03:38 / 12:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0145 West, latitude -23.1933 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005cbh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005cbh. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/08/19 / 2019-08-30 00:03:38 / August 30, 2019 @ 12:03 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 290 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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