A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 577.4 km (359 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hvuc. Event ids that are associated: us1000hvuc. Exact location of earthquake, 178.7102° East, -25.04° South, depth 577.4 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 07:29:28 / November 17, 2018 @ 7:29 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:29:28 / 7:29 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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