A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000c07m. Event ids that are associated: us1000c07m. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:26:09 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6757 West, latitude -23.2892 South, depth = 569.13 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 23:26:09 / January 3, 2018 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 569.13 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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