A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 04:13:11 / August 20, 2018 @ 4:13 am. Exact location of event, depth 565.69 km, -178.0267° West, -17.7377° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjf4. Unique identifier: us1000gjf4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:13:11 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 565.69 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-one, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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