A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 23:15:15 / March 14, 2020 @ 11:15 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:15:15 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 617.35 km (384 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.17 West, latitude -18.1272 South, depth = 617.35 km. Event id: us60008ftd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ftd.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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