A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.72 km (353 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000gilh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gilh. Exact location of event, depth 567.72 km, -177.9506° West, -17.9926° South. The temblor was reported at 13:37:23 / 1:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:37:23 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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