A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 191 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (119 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 16:55:09 / August 12, 2018 @ 4:55 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 586.84 km (365 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gbc8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gbc8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.746 West, latitude -19.1776 South, depth = 586.84 km. The temblor was detected at 04:55:09 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 191 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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