A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 57 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (35 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000d2dc. Event ids that are associated: us1000d2dc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:14:51 / 7:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 525.3 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 03/03/18 / 2018-03-03 19:14:51 / March 3, 2018 @ 7:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2274 West, latitude -20.9208 South, depth = 525.3 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 57 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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