A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 249 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (155 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gd2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gd2x. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 06:06:58 / August 19, 2018 @ 6:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 641.1 km (398 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4755 West, latitude -18.4017 South, depth = 641.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:06:58 / 6:06 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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