A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 511.9 km (318 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 00:46:51 / August 22, 2018 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000h60b. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h60b. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:46:51 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1493 West, latitude -17.8664 South, depth = 511.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixty-five and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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