A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.7865° West, -17.9548° South, depth 616.34 km. Unique identifier: us1000gipw. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gipw. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:02 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 11:45:02 / August 19, 2018 @ 11:45 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 616.34 km (383 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each 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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