A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 282 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (175 miles). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 10:09:44 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:09 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 408.3 km (254 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.0292° West, latitude -16.9533° South, depth = 408.3 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:09:44 / 10:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gipj. Unique identifier: us1000gipj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 282 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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