A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:22:33 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000git1. Id of event: us1000git1. The temblor was detected at 13:22:33 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 625.42 km (389 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 625.42 km, -177.8736° West, -18.0143° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-five, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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