A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 235 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (146 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:16:59 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6411 West, latitude -18.7697 South, depth = 606.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 606.45 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 10:16:59 / October 28, 2018 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i5z7. Id of event: us2000i5z7.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 235 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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