A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 272 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (169 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gim9. Unique identifier: us1000gim9. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:03 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:48:03 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:48 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0507° West, -18.2647° South, depth 588.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 588.85 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days ninety-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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