A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.979° West, latitude -23.6649° South, depth = 537.74 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 00:27:33 / March 15, 2018 @ 12:27 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d7vv. Unique identifier: us1000d7vv. The temblor was picked up at 12:27:33 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 537.74 km (334 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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