A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 272 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (169 miles). Unique identifier: us20009mq3. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mq3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 600.24 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/06/17 / 2017-06-08 23:17:46 / June 8, 2017 @ 11:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3613 West, latitude -17.5802 South, depth = 600.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:17:46 / 11:17 am (local time epicenter).
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 eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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