A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 585.38 km, -178.0702° West, -17.9016° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:26:12 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gim4. Id of event: us1000gim4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 585.38 km (364 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/18 / 2018-08-19 03:26:12 / August 19, 2018 @ 3:26 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-three, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days ninety and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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