A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0379 West, latitude -17.5596 South, depth = 528.57 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 14:38:54 / August 20, 2018 @ 2:38 pm. Event id: us1000gjg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjg8. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.57 km (328 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:38:54 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-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.
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