A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 286 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (178 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2526° West, latitude -17.6469° South, depth = 540.31 km. Id of earthquake: us1000gis0. Event ids that are associated: us1000gis0. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:02 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 540.31 km (336 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 21:47:02 / August 19, 2018 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. 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 thirty-six, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 286 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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