A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 09:23:31 / August 29, 2018 @ 9:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.95 km (362 miles). Exact location of event, depth 581.95 km, -178.3529° West, -18.0406° South. Event id: us1000gjcr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gjcr. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:23:31 / 9:23 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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