A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 299 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:32:46 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 557.69 km (347 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700058u9. Id of event: us700058u9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.731 West, latitude -23.1792 South, depth = 557.69 km. Global time and date of event 21/08/19 / 2019-08-21 11:32:46 / August 21, 2019 @ 11:32 am UTC/GMT.
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 seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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