A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 269 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:00:15 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000giny. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giny. 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 08:00:15 / August 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 552.58 km (343 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1911 West, latitude -18.2605 South, depth = 552.58 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one 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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