A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 238 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (148 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:21:55 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:21 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 577.62 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6766 West, latitude -18.7299 South, depth = 577.62 km. The temblor was detected at 03:21:55 / 3:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000givu. Unique identifier: us1000givu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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