A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 km WNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:02:43 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70005tx5. Event ids that are associated: us70005tx5. Exact location of event, longitude -178.7873 West, latitude -20.6104 South, depth = 612.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 612.93 km (381 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 20:02:43 / October 13, 2019 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km WNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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