A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (83 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us70007u68. Event ids that are associated: us70007u68. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:18 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 176.4525 East, latitude -18.5886 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:44:18 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 134 km SW of Nadi, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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