A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 590.41 km (367 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8828 West, latitude -17.8175 South, depth = 590.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 07:02:33 / August 19, 2018 @ 7:02 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:02:33 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000gism. Event ids that are associated: us1000gism.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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