A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 kilometers (81 miles) from Suva in Fiji on Friday. Global time and date of event 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 07:37:54 / September 7, 2018 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 617.23 km (384 miles). Unique identifier: us2000ha6c. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ha6c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:37:54 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.5729 East, latitude -17.658 South, depth = 617.23 km.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Levuka (c. 8 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levuka (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop).
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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