A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 232 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.7655° West, latitude -18.7464° South, depth = 605.64 km. Unique identifier: us70006atr. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006atr. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:27:20 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 605.64 km (376 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 04:27:20 / November 21, 2019 @ 4:27 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three 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: 232 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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