A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 299 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/18 / 2018-09-21 06:49:22 / September 21, 2018 @ 6:49 am. The temblor was detected at 18:49:22 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2907 West, latitude -17.968 South, depth = 534.37 km. Unique identifier: us2000hi1d. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hi1d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 534.37 km (332 miles). 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, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 299 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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