A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 181 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji (112 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 630 km (391 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us1000gimp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gimp. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:20:43 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:20 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.6661 West, latitude -17.7788 South, depth = 630 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:20:43 / 5:20 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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. 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: 181 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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