A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:08:20 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.6385° West, latitude -18.4795° South, depth = 625.18 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 625.18 km (388 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 18:08:20 / August 7, 2019 @ 6:08 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600055gc. Event ids that are associated: us600055gc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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