A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 545.9 km (339 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjey. Id of event: us1000gjey. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1906 West, latitude -18.2233 South, depth = 545.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:01:11 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 02:01:11 / August 20, 2018 @ 2:01 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-two 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: 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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