A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (96 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5777 West, latitude -19.7413 South, depth = 522.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 19:54:43 / January 4, 2020 @ 7:54 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071qf. Id of event: us700071qf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 522.87 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:54:43 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 154 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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