A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us1000d3ws. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d3ws. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.9264 West, latitude -21.026 South, depth = 609.4 km. Global time and date of event 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 23:16:29 / March 4, 2018 @ 11:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:16:29 / 11:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 609.4 km (379 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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