A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (40 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 534.19 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 10:49:37 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0895° West, -20.5817° South, depth 534.19 km. The temblor was reported at 22:49:37 / 10:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gd7g. Unique identifier: us1000gd7g.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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