A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 571.83 km (355 miles). Event id: us1000gimv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gimv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:49:40 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:49 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9158° West, -17.7687° South, depth 571.83 km. The temblor was reported at 17:49:40 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). 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 two hundred and twenty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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