A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 537.52 km (334 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000h5s0. Event ids that are associated: us1000h5s0. The temblor was detected at 11:36:40 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/18 / 2018-09-26 23:36:40 / September 26, 2018 @ 11:36 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.9445° West, latitude -23.645° South, depth = 537.52 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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