A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 585.62 km (364 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:03:08 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9245° West, -17.9718° South, depth 585.62 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 04:03:08 / September 1, 2018 @ 4:03 am. Event id: us2000hafu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hafu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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