A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 15:51:02 / March 30, 2017 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 518.52 km (322 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:51:02 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7216 West, latitude -23.4838 South, depth = 518.52 km. Unique identifier: us10008emv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008emv.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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