A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (162 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 10:04:56 / March 4, 2020 @ 10:04 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.5728 West, latitude -18.5505 South, depth = 634.87 km. Event id: us60008cjt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cjt. The temblor was reported at 22:04:56 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 634.87 km (394 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 260 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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