A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 149 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (93 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 561.3 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/16 / 2016-03-26 01:40:54 / March 26, 2016 @ 1:40 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20005dpk. Event ids that are associated: us20005dpk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:40:54 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.6165° West, latitude -19.7677° South, depth = 561.3 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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