A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km WSW of Nadi, Fiji (86 miles) on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:35:02 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.2697 East, latitude -18.4259 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 06:35:02 / April 1, 2018 @ 6:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dc2b. Id of event: us1000dc2b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km WSW of Nadi, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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