A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 164 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (102 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 18:49:29 / March 4, 2016 @ 6:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9807 West, latitude -21.9742 South, depth = 574.76 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 574.76 km (357 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004w3u. Event ids that are associated: us10004w3u. The temblor was reported at 06:49:29 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 164 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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