A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (81 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:25 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 531.14 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 13:55:25 / August 21, 2018 @ 1:55 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000h5gt. Event ids that are associated: us2000h5gt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 531.14 km, -177.5357° West, -20.185° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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