A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 290 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:31:15 / 4:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.184° West, latitude -18.0742° South, depth = 547.93 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 547.93 km (340 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giqw. Id of event: us1000giqw. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 16:31:15 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:31 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety, in the last 10 days ninety-one, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 290 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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