A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 376.22 km (234 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000a74c. Event ids that are associated: us2000a74c. Exact location, longitude -178.9684° West, latitude -25.9035° South, depth = 376.22 km. Global time and date of event 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 21:33:21 / August 10, 2017 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:33:21 / 9:33 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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