A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 139 km SW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (86 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 173.6583 East, latitude -22.6653 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10006ecl. Event ids that are associated: us10006ecl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/16 / 2016-08-12 01:38:08 / August 12, 2016 @ 1:38 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:38:08 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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.
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