A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 260 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (162 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 563.62 km (350 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjh6. Unique identifier: us1000gjh6. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:56:39 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 23:56:39 / August 20, 2018 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1096 West, latitude -18.3688 South, depth = 563.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-one, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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