A earthquake with magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) was reported 259 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (161 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gcnc. Unique identifier: us1000gcnc. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:23:02 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9994 West, latitude -18.3992 South, depth = 561.11 km. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 00:23:02 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 561.11 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 259 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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