A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 06:07:30 / June 18, 2017 @ 6:07 am. The temblor was detected at 06:07:30 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.4205° West, -22.2564° South, depth 573.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009neh. Unique identifier: us20009neh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 573.38 km (356 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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