A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 292 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles) on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:45:39 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 616.83 km (383 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:45:39 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:45 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9485° West, -18.1045° South, depth 616.83 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gine. Unique identifier: us1000gine. 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 hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Questions or comments?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 292 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.