A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 83 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (52 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 01:41:46 / March 4, 2019 @ 1:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000jeuz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jeuz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 526.72 km (327 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5732 West, latitude -21.399 South, depth = 526.72 km. The temblor was reported at 13:41:46 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve 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.
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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: 83 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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