A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 276 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (171 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/16 / 2016-03-08 17:12:48 / March 8, 2016 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 614.04 km (382 miles). Exact location of event, depth 614.04 km, -178.3246° West, -18.1742° South. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:12:48 / 5:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004ws7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ws7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 276 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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