A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 282 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 15:57:04 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:57 pm. Exact location of event, depth 523.77 km, -177.9618° West, -18.1997° South. Event id: us1000girg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000girg. The temblor was detected at 03:57:04 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 523.77 km (325 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-eight, in the last 10 days ninety, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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