A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:17 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 543.35 km (338 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4181 East, latitude -23.3164 South, depth = 543.35 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 00:22:17 / August 26, 2018 @ 12:22 am. Unique identifier: us2000h87b. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h87b.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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