A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 533.37 km, 179.4793° East, -23.3944° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/04/16 / 2016-04-19 23:54:12 / April 19, 2016 @ 11:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20005jzb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jzb. The temblor was reported at 11:54:12 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 533.37 km (331 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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