A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9659 West, latitude -24.7641 South, depth = 509.08 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:03:13 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 509.08 km (316 miles). 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: 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 21:03:13 / July 29, 2017 @ 9:03 pm. Unique identifier: us2000a40r. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a40r.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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