A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 15:21:45 / 3:21 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000gjfh. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjfh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 03:21:45 / August 20, 2018 @ 3:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0011 West, latitude -17.9238 South, depth = 609.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 609.9 km (379 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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