A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4263 West, latitude -20.1394 South, depth = 549.89 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 549.89 km (342 miles). Event id: us7000dhqn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhqn. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:36:58 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:36:58 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:36 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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