A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 257 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (160 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 15:29:58 / August 22, 2019 @ 3:29 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5824 West, latitude -17.6747 South, depth = 543.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.4 km (338 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:29:58 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005745. Unique identifier: us70005745.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-seven 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.
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