A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 584.13 km, -178° West, -18.1887° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h99c. Unique identifier: us2000h99c. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 16:33:18 / August 28, 2018 @ 4:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 584.13 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:33:18 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and four 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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