A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 267 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (166 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:23:04 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1324° West, -18.2912° South, depth 648.71 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:23:04 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 648.71 km (403 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000gitc. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gitc.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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