A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/08/17 / 2017-08-29 19:34:19 / August 29, 2017 @ 7:34 pm. Event id: us2000aqzl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aqzl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.3151° West, latitude -23.9525° South, depth = 494.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 494.71 km (307 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 07:34:19 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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