A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 297 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles). Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 16:02:16 / August 20, 2018 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gjgc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjgc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 543.22 km (338 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1555° West, -18.0123° South, depth 543.22 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:02:16 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 297 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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