A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 289 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:19:19 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:19:19 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:19 am. Exact location of event, depth 580.68 km, -177.9774° West, -18.1269° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gd35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gd35. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 580.68 km (361 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 289 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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