A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 277 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (172 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:28:07 / 3:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gedg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gedg. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 03:28:07 / August 21, 2018 @ 3:28 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 595.54 km (370 miles). Exact location of event, depth 595.54 km, -178.4323° West, -18.159° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 277 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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