A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 258 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:25:29 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 11:25:29 / March 30, 2016 @ 11:25 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005flq. Id of event: us20005flq. Exact location of event, depth 564.89 km, -177.5701° West, -18.5717° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 564.89 km (351 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 258 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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