A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 271 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Saturday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:14 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 556.23 km (346 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2229° West, -18.2375° South, depth 556.23 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:22:14 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:22 am. Unique identifier: us1000gilj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gilj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and four, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 271 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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