A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:16:36 / 12:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0362 West, latitude -17.9931 South, depth = 586.38 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000giq0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giq0. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 586.38 km (364 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 12:16:36 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:16 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventeen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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