A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (178 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.15 km (370 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:28:19 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h77j. Unique identifier: us2000h77j. Exact location of event, longitude -178.013 West, latitude -18.148 South, depth = 596.15 km. Global time and date of event 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 14:28:19 / August 25, 2018 @ 2:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days two hundred and fifty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-four and in the last 365 days four hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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