A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 296 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (184 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 565.72 km (352 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:01:34 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:01:34 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:01 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9769 West, latitude -18.0629 South, depth = 565.72 km. Event id: us1000ging. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ging.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 296 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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