A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2772 West, latitude -18.1245 South, depth = 503.63 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:58:36 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 503.63 km (313 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:58:36 / 5:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gd2s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gd2s.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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