A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.0166° West, -17.8487° South, depth 598.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/18 / 2018-08-28 13:00:35 / August 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gims. Id of event: us1000gims. The temblor was reported at 01:00:35 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.67 km (372 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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