A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 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). The temblor was reported at 13:24:22 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 552.6 km (343 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ac6g. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ac6g. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 01:24:22 / August 27, 2017 @ 1:24 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179 East, latitude -23.4283 South, depth = 552.6 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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