A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.056° West, latitude -18.1579° South, depth = 555.57 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000giqg. Unique identifier: us1000giqg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:27:34 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:27 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 555.57 km (345 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:27:34 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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