A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 177 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (110 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 405.34 km (252 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:51:08 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005bt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005bt7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/03/16 / 2016-03-19 23:51:08 / March 19, 2016 @ 11:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.5302° West, latitude -22.2482° South, depth = 405.34 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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