A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (119 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.435° West, -22.251° South, depth 567.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dwb2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dwb2. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:16:46 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 567.27 km (352 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/04/18 / 2018-04-08 05:16:46 / April 8, 2018 @ 5:16 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 192 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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