A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 204 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (127 miles). Exact location of event, depth 557.85 km, -177.4308° West, -19.2491° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:30:55 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 557.85 km (347 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/18 / 2018-08-16 05:30:55 / August 16, 2018 @ 5:30 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000geng. Unique identifier: us1000geng.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 204 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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