A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 595.28 km (370 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gjgw. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjgw. The temblor was picked up at 09:25:12 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0934° West, latitude -17.9632° South, depth = 595.28 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 21:25:12 / August 20, 2018 @ 9:25 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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