A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 277 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (172 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 23:06:14 / August 29, 2018 @ 11:06 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:06:14 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000h9ij. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000h9ij. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 548.75 km (341 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 548.75 km, -178.034° West, -18.2287° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and ten, in the past 30 days two hundred and sixty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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