A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Event id: us2000d9pa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d9pa. Exact location, longitude -177.6242° West, latitude -26.5429° South, depth = 165.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:28:13 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/18 / 2018-02-20 07:28:13 / February 20, 2018 @ 7:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 165.68 km (103 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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