A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:19:50 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 21/08/18 / 2018-08-21 20:19:50 / August 21, 2018 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -176.3526° West, latitude -23.8093° South, depth = 1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h5h4. Id of event: us2000h5h4.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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