A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 253 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (157 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008gvi. Unique identifier: us70008gvi. The temblor was picked up at 06:45:58 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 18:45:58 / March 12, 2020 @ 6:45 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.8909° West, latitude -18.4889° South, depth = 496.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 496.57 km (309 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 253 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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