A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 298 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/08/18 / 2018-08-30 18:29:52 / August 30, 2018 @ 6:29 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 574.06 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:29:52 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 574.06 km, -177.9477° West, -18.0458° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h5kr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5kr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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