A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:00:15 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gimj. Id of event: us1000gimj. 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 616.08 km (383 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:00:15 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 616.08 km, -177.7882° West, -18.0035° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-six 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.
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