A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 195 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (121 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 03:48:01 / March 9, 2020 @ 3:48 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:48:01 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 581.71 km, -177.7585° West, -19.1293° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.71 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cb6. Id of event: us60008cb6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 195 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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