A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (151 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3218 West, latitude -18.4821 South, depth = 538.67 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 538.67 km (335 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hanv. Id of event: us1000hanv. The temblor was detected at 08:01:42 / 8:01 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/10/18 / 2018-10-05 20:01:42 / October 5, 2018 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days four hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 243 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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