A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 250 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (155 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600054lv. Unique identifier: us600054lv. Global time and date of event 05/08/19 / 2019-08-05 03:18:42 / August 5, 2019 @ 3:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 576.27 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6451 West, latitude -17.6531 South, depth = 576.27 km. The temblor was reported at 15:18:42 / 3:18 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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