A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000861v. Unique identifier: us1000861v. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9044 West, latitude -18.0334 South, depth = 575.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 18:13:29 / March 1, 2017 @ 6:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:13:29 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 575.77 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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