A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (179 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -177.9086° West, latitude -18.1581° South, depth = 603.05 km. The temblor was detected at 05:42:50 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 603.05 km (375 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/18 / 2018-09-19 17:42:50 / September 19, 2018 @ 5:42 pm. Event id: us1000h2su. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000h2su. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 288 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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