A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9472 West, latitude -17.9725 South, depth = 575.73 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:44 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hdg2. Id of event: us2000hdg2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 575.73 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/18 / 2018-09-04 00:02:44 / September 4, 2018 @ 12:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-six and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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