A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 145 kilometers (90 miles) from Suva in Fiji. The epicenter was at a depth of 622.47 km (387 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 23:09:36 / August 22, 2018 @ 11:09 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:09:36 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000gfsd. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gfsd. Exact location, longitude 179.7716° East, latitude -17.7992° South, depth = 622.47 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levuka. Country/countries that might be effected, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 57 km (35 miles) from Levuka (c. 8 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 145 km ENE of Suva, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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