A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 277 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (172 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 14:43:05 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:43:05 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:43 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 523.03 km, -178.0685° West, -18.2201° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 523.03 km (325 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gim0. Unique identifier: us1000gim0.
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 seventy-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and seventy-eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-four and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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