A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (80 miles) on Thursday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:13:59 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000hdde. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hdde. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.698 West, latitude -19.9801 South, depth = 609.06 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 609.06 km (378 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/18 / 2018-10-12 04:13:59 / October 12, 2018 @ 4:13 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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