A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 520.58 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:54:54 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008g3a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008g3a. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5865° West, -20.268° South, depth 520.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 14:54:54 / March 15, 2020 @ 2:54 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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