A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:56:12 / 5:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 05:56:12 / August 19, 2018 @ 5:56 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 552.71 km, -177.9008° West, -18.004° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gin5. Unique identifier: us1000gin5. The epicenter was at a depth of 552.71 km (343 miles).
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 twenty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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