A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us70003mix. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003mix. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:03:38 / 6:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/19 / 2019-05-09 06:03:38 / May 9, 2019 @ 6:03 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 570.52 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.9803° West, latitude -17.8761° South, depth = 570.52 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days five hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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