A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:14:39 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 20:14:39 / August 27, 2018 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 542.13 km (337 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3317 West, latitude -17.954 South, depth = 542.13 km. Unique identifier: us2000h8r3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8r3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days two hundred and fourty-six, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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