A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:47:50 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000hgi7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgi7. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1689° West, -18.229° South, depth 524.72 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 524.72 km (326 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 02:47:50 / September 5, 2018 @ 2:47 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 273 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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