A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 13:23:53 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:23 pm. 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 552.98 km (344 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:53 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9839° West, latitude -17.6985° South, depth = 552.98 km. Id of earthquake: us1000giv6. Event ids that are associated: us1000giv6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-two, in the last 10 days sixty-three, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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.
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