A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6316 West, latitude -18.013 South, depth = 567.07 km. Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 15:45:26 / August 21, 2018 @ 3:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h5gu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h5gu. The temblor was picked up at 03:45:26 / 3:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 567.07 km (352 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventy-three 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.
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