A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (76 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 05:35:32 / September 26, 2018 @ 5:35 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 472.19 km, -177.5564° West, -20.3628° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 472.19 km (293 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:35:32 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hk3h. Unique identifier: us2000hk3h.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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