A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 232 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:11:22 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:11 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 579.27 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60006297. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006297. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3225 West, latitude -19.0069 South, depth = 579.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:11:22 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-nine 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 232 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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