A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 188 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji (117 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:19:57 / 5:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gd1b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gd1b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 624.1 km (388 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.703° West, -17.8812° South, depth 624.1 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:19:57 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:19 am UTC/GMT.
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 twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 188 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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