A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gimq. Id of event: us1000gimq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:28:09 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:28:09 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9743° West, latitude -17.7054° South, depth = 534.36 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 534.36 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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