A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 300 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 04:54:30 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gd26. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gd26. The temblor was picked up at 16:54:30 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9154° West, latitude -18.0432° South, depth = 602.92 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 602.92 km (375 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 300 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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