A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 262 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (163 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.993° West, -18.3755° South, depth 649.65 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:30:53 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 649.65 km (404 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:30:53 / 5:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gitp. Unique identifier: us1000gitp.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twelve, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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