A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 115 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (71 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 00:45:23 / 12:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/19 / 2019-02-18 12:45:23 / February 18, 2019 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000j8tk. Event ids that are associated: us1000j8tk. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 605.14 km (376 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.2594 West, latitude -21.552 South, depth = 605.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 115 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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