A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 214 km NW of Lautoka, Fiji (133 miles). Exact location, longitude 175.8886° East, latitude -16.4131° South, depth = 16.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.09 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dds9. Unique identifier: us1000dds9. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:18 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/18 / 2018-03-26 11:21:18 / March 26, 2018 @ 11:21 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 214 km NW of Lautoka, Fiji.
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