A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 554.34 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000gjgm. Unique identifier: us1000gjgm. Exact location of event, depth 554.34 km, -178.0981° West, -17.9641° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/08/18 / 2018-08-20 18:34:58 / August 20, 2018 @ 6:34 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:34:58 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and ninety-three, in the past 30 days two hundred and one and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-six 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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