A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us1000gits. Event ids that are associated: us1000gits. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5604° West, -17.6538° South, depth 382.61 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 382.61 km (238 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:14:44 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:14:44 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-three, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-four, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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