A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 270 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us1000gitf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gitf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:05:31 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 434.23 km (270 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:05:31 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3552 West, latitude -18.2326 South, depth = 434.23 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and fourteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 270 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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