A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us2000h6gj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h6gj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 587.84 km (365 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 12:10:05 / September 1, 2018 @ 12:10 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:10:05 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.0949° West, latitude -17.9895° South, depth = 587.84 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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