A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Nadi in Fiji on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 177.8561 East, latitude -17.8864 South, depth = 86.9 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 22:47:48 / November 8, 2019 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us60006c1m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006c1m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.9 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:47:48 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suva, Lautoka, Nadi. Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Suva (c. 77 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lautoka (c. 52 500 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Nadi (c. 42 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ba (c. 14 600 pop). Close country/countries, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km ESE of Nadi, Fiji.
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