A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8268° West, -17.9056° South, depth 593.13 km. Unique identifier: us1000giur. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000giur. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:36:54 / 7:36 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:36:54 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:36 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 593.13 km (369 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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