A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4757 West, latitude -22.563 South, depth = 560.27 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/16 / 2016-03-08 19:52:31 / March 8, 2016 @ 7:52 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 19:52:31 / 7:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 560.27 km (348 miles). Event id: us10004wsb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004wsb.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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