A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fef. Id of event: us10008fef. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:39:27 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 05:39:27 / April 1, 2017 @ 5:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 495.02 km, -179.512° West, -24.1025° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 495.02 km (308 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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