A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abqm. Id of event: us2000abqm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 519.52 km (323 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:57:28 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7607 West, latitude -24.5482 South, depth = 519.52 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/08/17 / 2017-08-22 13:57:28 / August 22, 2017 @ 1:57 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-one 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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