A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gilb. Id of event: us1000gilb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.08 km (347 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:03:41 / 1:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:03:41 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8934 West, latitude -18.3273 South, depth = 559.08 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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