A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (135 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600057it. Unique identifier: us600057it. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 545.85 km (339 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 18:14:52 / August 13, 2019 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:14:52 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.9146 West, latitude -17.5155 South, depth = 545.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty-five 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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