A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 278 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (173 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gil0. Id of event: us1000gil0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:59:39 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:59:39 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 592.79 km (368 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9104° West, -18.2526° South, depth 592.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-three, 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 fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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