A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 209 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (130 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/08/18 / 2018-08-18 05:38:13 / August 18, 2018 @ 5:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.3065° West, -19.2938° South, depth 590.19 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ggra. Unique identifier: us1000ggra. The epicenter was at a depth of 590.19 km (367 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:38:13 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 209 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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