A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 267 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (166 miles). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 02:33:12 / August 19, 2018 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.2232° West, latitude -18.278° South, depth = 525.17 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:33:12 / 2:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000giu7. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000giu7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 525.17 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 one hundred and ninety-four, 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-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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