A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 294 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (183 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0983 West, latitude -18.0518 South, depth = 614.96 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hxi5. Id of event: us1000hxi5. The temblor was picked up at 08:07:46 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 20:07:46 / November 22, 2018 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 614.96 km (382 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days four hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 294 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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