A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 19:38:13 / August 29, 2018 @ 7:38 pm. Id of earthquake: us2000h4zg. Event ids that are associated: us2000h4zg. The temblor was picked up at 07:38:13 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0749 West, latitude -18.1521 South, depth = 579.07 km. 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 579.07 km (360 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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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