A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (179 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:18:13 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 558.84 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0517 West, latitude -18.1211 South, depth = 558.84 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000givn. Id of event: us1000givn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 22:18:13 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:18 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-two 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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