A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 279 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (173 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us2000g8aj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g8aj. Global time and date of event 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 22:45:44 / July 18, 2018 @ 10:45 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:44 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 538.48 km (335 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3422 West, latitude -17.6859 South, depth = 538.48 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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