A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 60 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (37 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:22:14 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 542.95 km (337 miles). Unique identifier: us10006jiw. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jiw. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1368 West, latitude -20.5189 South, depth = 542.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 01:22:14 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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