A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 67 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (42 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -178.1776° West, latitude -21.012° South, depth = 517.24 km. Id of earthquake: us700059pl. Event ids that are associated: us700059pl. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 07:06:41 / August 23, 2019 @ 7:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 517.24 km (321 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:06:41 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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