A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 158 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (98 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us1000h5rc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h5rc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 10:15:47 / September 26, 2018 @ 10:15 am. The temblor was reported at 22:15:47 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4483 West, latitude -19.8462 South, depth = 514.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 514.04 km (319 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 158 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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