A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 244 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (152 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 615.49 km (382 miles). Exact location of event, depth 615.49 km, -178.5927° West, -18.4452° South. The temblor was picked up at 02:33:25 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 14:33:25 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000giqb. Unique identifier: us1000giqb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 244 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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