A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 164 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (102 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 388.98 km (242 miles). 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: us10008dkg. Id of event: us10008dkg. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 13:45:08 / March 26, 2017 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:45:08 / 1:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.48 West, latitude -19.7078 South, depth = 388.98 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 164 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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