A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 276 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (171 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.112 West, latitude -18.2145 South, depth = 596.58 km. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:47:34 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000git5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000git5. Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 00:47:34 / August 19, 2018 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.58 km (371 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and sixty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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