A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.87 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:45:21 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000haez. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000haez. Exact location of event, depth 591.87 km, -178.0846° West, -18.1668° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/08/18 / 2018-08-31 21:45:21 / August 31, 2018 @ 9:45 pm. 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 sixteen, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 282 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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