A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (155 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us1000gd4j. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gd4j. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:48:52 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:48 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:48:52 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0159° West, latitude -18.4774° South, depth = 559.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.12 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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