A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 38 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (24 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.9298° West, -20.9176° South, depth 618.73 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:08:41 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 618.73 km (384 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us700061en. Ids that are associated to the event: us700061en. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/19 / 2019-10-31 02:08:41 / October 31, 2019 @ 2:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 38 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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