A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.3101 East, latitude -24.2351 South, depth = 524.16 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087i6. Unique identifier: us100087i6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:44:37 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 524.16 km (326 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 16:44:37 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:44 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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