A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 19 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8246° West, -20.786° South, depth 599.89 km. Event id: us1000jlqs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlqs. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 23:07:55 / March 17, 2019 @ 11:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 599.89 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:07:55 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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