A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 587.44 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/18 / 2018-08-26 17:35:11 / August 26, 2018 @ 5:35 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3765 West, latitude -18.0334 South, depth = 587.44 km. Event id: us2000h88v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h88v. The temblor was picked up at 05:35:11 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and sixty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 291 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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