A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:30:38 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:30 am. Event id: us1000giv8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000giv8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 588.81 km, -177.8596° West, -17.8253° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:30:38 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 588.81 km (366 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 occurred nearby.
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