A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 252 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (157 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 555.23 km (345 miles). Event id: us1000hibl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hibl. The temblor was picked up at 11:30:09 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 23:30:09 / October 28, 2018 @ 11:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6744° West, -17.7283° South, depth 555.23 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days four hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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