A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 134 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (83 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 15:01:21 / March 25, 2018 @ 3:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 501.24 km (311 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:21 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000db17. Event ids that are associated: us1000db17. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.688 West, latitude -19.9009 South, depth = 501.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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