A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005dpy. Id of event: us20005dpy. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 502.11 km (312 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 22:12:07 / March 26, 2016 @ 10:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 502.11 km, -177.6006° West, -20.0795° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:12:07 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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