A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: us10008ptz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ptz. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4417° West, -17.5024° South, depth 546.21 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 00:42:02 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.21 km (339 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:42:02 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:42 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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