A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 13 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (8 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jjv9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjv9. The temblor was detected at 04:35:35 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.6546° West, latitude -20.7611° South, depth = 591.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.89 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 16:35:35 / March 21, 2019 @ 4:35 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 13 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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