A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 47 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554 km (344 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3028° West, latitude -20.4463° South, depth = 554 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008udg. Unique identifier: us20008udg. The temblor was detected at 20:50:56 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 08:50:56 / March 19, 2017 @ 8:50 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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