A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 298 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.1616 West, latitude -18.3794 South, depth = 551.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 551.1 km (342 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:14:03 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gin7. Id of event: us1000gin7. The temblor was reported at 18:14:03 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 298 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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