A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 102 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 470.7 km (292 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:12 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 23:24:12 / March 30, 2018 @ 11:24 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbqu. Id of event: us1000dbqu. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1216° West, -21.3947° South, depth 470.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 102 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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