A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 119 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005arx. Unique identifier: us20005arx. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 491.3 km (305 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.6724° West, latitude -20.1663° South, depth = 491.3 km. Global time and date of event 15/03/16 / 2016-03-15 19:33:49 / March 15, 2016 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:49 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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