A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 234 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (145 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 14:28:54 / March 6, 2017 @ 2:28 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 604.74 km (376 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:28:54 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 604.74 km, -178.4254° West, -18.5503° South. Id of earthquake: us100088xa. Event ids that are associated: us100088xa.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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