A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 523.08 km (325 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.702° West, latitude -18.3984° South, depth = 523.08 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/20 / 2020-05-18 18:12:25 / May 18, 2020 @ 6:12 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nih. Id of event: us70009nih. The temblor was picked up at 06:12:25 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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