A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 280 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (174 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5g6. Unique identifier: us2000h5g6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 578.45 km (359 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2009 West, latitude -18.1633 South, depth = 578.45 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 08:28:26 / August 21, 2018 @ 8:28 am. The temblor was reported at 20:28:26 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-six 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 280 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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