A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 51 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5566 West, latitude -21.0991 South, depth = 535.53 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 22:18:02 / March 4, 2018 @ 10:18 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000dc7b. Event ids that are associated: us2000dc7b. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:18:02 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 535.53 km (333 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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