A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 23:03:31 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 11:03:31 / September 17, 2018 @ 11:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 543.87 km (338 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.1079° West, latitude -17.6717° South, depth = 543.87 km. Unique identifier: us2000hjqk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjqk.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and seventy and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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