A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 275 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (171 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k6df. Unique identifier: us2000k6df. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/03/19 / 2019-03-28 08:04:00 / March 28, 2019 @ 8:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 598.79 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.3894° West, latitude -18.1781° South, depth = 598.79 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:04:00 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days five hundred and seventeen 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 275 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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