A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (89 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6123° West, -21.462° South, depth 394.12 km. The temblor was detected at 23:37:42 / 11:37 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 11:37:42 / March 19, 2016 @ 11:37 am. Unique identifier: us20005bsn. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005bsn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 394.12 km (245 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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