A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 288 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (179 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2154° West, -18.0862° South, depth 579.14 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/05/19 / 2019-05-18 19:19:48 / May 18, 2019 @ 7:19 pm. Id of earthquake: us60003rrr. Event ids that are associated: us60003rrr. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:19:48 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 579.14 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 288 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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