A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (162 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 536.1 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/09/18 / 2018-09-18 03:48:08 / September 18, 2018 @ 3:48 am. Event id: us2000hg7v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hg7v. The temblor was reported at 15:48:08 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5039° West, -17.6209° South, depth 536.1 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seventy-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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