A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 03:50:12 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.8235° East, latitude -24.9252° South, depth = 510.46 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nef. Id of event: us70009nef. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 15:50:12 / May 17, 2020 @ 3:50 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 510.46 km (317 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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