A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 627.53 km (390 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:42:15 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:42:15 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:42 am. Event id: us1000gint. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gint. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8916 West, latitude -17.8349 South, depth = 627.53 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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