A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 49 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (30 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 586.36 km (364 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 586.36 km, -178.2436° West, -20.528° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:55:56 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004w3w. Unique identifier: us10004w3w. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/16 / 2016-03-04 19:55:56 / March 4, 2016 @ 7:55 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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