A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (175 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gipm. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gipm. The temblor was detected at 22:29:54 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 576.04 km (358 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1947 West, latitude -18.1411 South, depth = 576.04 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 10:29:54 / August 19, 2018 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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