A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 253 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (157 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/18 / 2018-03-10 13:21:46 / March 10, 2018 @ 1:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:21:46 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d5bt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d5bt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.559 West, latitude -18.6262 South, depth = 583.31 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 583.31 km (362 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 253 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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