A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles). Event id: us70008h0w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008h0w. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1509 West, latitude -18.2777 South, depth = 547.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:16:26 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 547.05 km (340 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 05:16:26 / March 21, 2020 @ 5:16 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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