A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:32:15 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 546.85 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000878y. Id of event: us1000878y. Exact location, longitude -178.1833° West, latitude -18.1346° South, depth = 546.85 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 08:32:15 / March 6, 2017 @ 8:32 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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