A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 259 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (161 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 398.89 km (248 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 07:35:20 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 19:35:20 / March 10, 2019 @ 7:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jda7. Id of event: us1000jda7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4341 West, latitude -22.981 South, depth = 398.89 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 259 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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