A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 297 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gcnl. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gcnl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:17:42 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:17 am. The temblor was detected at 13:17:42 / 1:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.34 km (352 miles). Exact location of event, depth 566.34 km, -177.927° West, -18.0668° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 297 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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