A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 260 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (162 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 21:43:46 / August 27, 2018 @ 9:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000h8r9. Event ids that are associated: us2000h8r9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 522.41 km (325 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:43:46 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 522.41 km, -178.4767° West, -18.3035° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 260 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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