A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 606.82 km (377 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.8887° West, latitude -18.0207° South, depth = 606.82 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:33 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:51:33 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:51 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000gilv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gilv.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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