A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 259 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (161 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -179.4191° West, latitude -22.8927° South, depth = 542.22 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:50:32 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hju6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hju6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 17:50:32 / September 25, 2018 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 542.22 km (337 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 259 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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