A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 578.64 km (360 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 01:01:11 / August 19, 2018 @ 1:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:01:11 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gisz. Unique identifier: us1000gisz. Exact location of event, depth 578.64 km, -177.9326° West, -18.0257° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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