A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 612.06 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:44:55 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 10:44:55 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 612.06 km, -177.93° West, -17.9493° South. Id of earthquake: us1000gd73. Event ids that are associated: us1000gd73.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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