A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:10:20 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:10 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 561.88 km (349 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9812 West, latitude -18.1828 South, depth = 561.88 km. The temblor was reported at 13:10:20 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gil5. Event ids that are associated: us1000gil5.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 283 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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