A major earthquake magnitude 7.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 294 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (183 miles). Id of earthquake: at00pdom8q. Event ids that are associated: pt18231000, at00pdom8q. The 7.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:19:37 / 12:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178 West, latitude -18.1 South, depth = 570 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ndoi Island in Fiji (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 570 km (354 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 00:19:37 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:19 am.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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