A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 266 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (165 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 562.68 km, -178.2417° West, -18.2776° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjgr. Unique identifier: us1000gjgr. The temblor was detected at 07:40:24 / 7:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 19:40:24 / August 20, 2018 @ 7:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 562.68 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 seventy, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 266 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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