A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/18 / 2018-03-30 00:43:18 / March 30, 2018 @ 12:43 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dviy. Id of event: us2000dviy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 503.94 km (313 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9422° West, -24.1666° South, depth 503.94 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:43:18 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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