A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 247 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000gjex. Event ids that are associated: us1000gjex. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 00:42:00 / August 20, 2018 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9689° West, -18.5222° South, depth 623.3 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:00 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 623.3 km (387 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and eighty, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and ninety-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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