A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1741 West, latitude -18.2615 South, depth = 552.52 km. Event id: us2000i61v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000i61v. The temblor was reported at 07:11:53 / 7:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/10/18 / 2018-10-29 19:11:53 / October 29, 2018 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 552.52 km (343 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-five 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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