A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:45:37 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:45:37 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.003 West, latitude -17.9243 South, depth = 508.79 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gill. Id of event: us1000gill. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 508.79 km (316 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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