A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 283 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Exact location of event, depth 571.79 km, -178.1496° West, -18.1439° South. Global time and date of event 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 03:43:55 / August 26, 2018 @ 3:43 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 571.79 km (355 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h87i. Event ids that are associated: us2000h87i. The temblor was reported at 15:43:55 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 283 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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