A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 271 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 518.35 km, -178.139° West, -18.2533° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:23:42 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:23 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 518.35 km (322 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:23:42 / 3:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000gim3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gim3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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