A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (179 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 620.28 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:41:52 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:41:52 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gilx. Unique identifier: us1000gilx. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1583 West, latitude -18.0926 South, depth = 620.28 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seventy-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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