A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 29/07/18 / 2018-07-29 03:19:06 / July 29, 2018 @ 3:19 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:19:06 / 3:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 151.6 km (94 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g1zn. Unique identifier: us1000g1zn. Exact location of earthquake, -177.0812° West, -25.9144° South, depth 151.6 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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