A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 260 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (162 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/08/19 / 2019-08-26 01:49:40 / August 26, 2019 @ 1:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:49:40 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 591 km, -178.0588° West, -18.3776° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005a9e. Id of event: us70005a9e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 591 km (367 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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