A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 38 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:03:46 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/17 / 2017-03-04 20:03:46 / March 4, 2017 @ 8:03 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008704. Unique identifier: us10008704. The epicenter was at a depth of 615.86 km (383 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3557° West, -20.5164° South, depth 615.86 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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