A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4961 East, latitude -23.3051 South, depth = 564.07 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 564.07 km (350 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:14:03 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 17:14:03 / August 29, 2020 @ 5:14 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh2x. Unique identifier: us7000bh2x.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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