A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 294 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (183 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 16:55:56 / August 19, 2018 @ 4:55 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:55:56 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gir1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gir1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 555.29 km (345 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2594° West, latitude -18.0222° South, depth = 555.29 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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