A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 293 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (182 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 537.34 km, -178.2148° West, -18.0412° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 537.34 km (334 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 18:50:56 / September 12, 2018 @ 6:50 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdkw. Id of event: us2000hdkw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:50:56 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 293 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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