A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 235 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (146 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004rrn. Id of event: us10004rrn. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/16 / 2016-02-18 22:32:13 / February 18, 2016 @ 10:32 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 612.18 km (380 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:32:13 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7287° West, latitude -18.736° South, depth = 612.18 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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