A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 144 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (89 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dch7. Id of event: us2000dch7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 18:33:56 / March 5, 2018 @ 6:33 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:33:56 / 6:33 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 -179.0281 West, latitude -19.3775 South, depth = 668.23 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 668.23 km (415 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 144 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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