A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gilq. Unique identifier: us1000gilq. 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 566.51 km (352 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0347 West, latitude -18.1025 South, depth = 566.51 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:13:42 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:13 am. The temblor was reported at 14:13:42 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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