A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 23:22:43 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 620.28 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8863° West, -17.8922° South, depth 620.28 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gipt. Id of event: us1000gipt. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 11:22:43 / August 19, 2018 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. 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 one hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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