A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 88.73 km (55 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:37:36 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.0389° West, -25.0764° South, depth 88.73 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/16 / 2016-03-16 23:37:36 / March 16, 2016 @ 11:37 pm. Id of earthquake: us20005at0. Event ids that are associated: us20005at0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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