A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:37:02 / 11:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 510.27 km (317 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6887° West, -23.6201° South, depth 510.27 km. Id of earthquake: us20007f3d. Event ids that are associated: us20007f3d. Global time and date of event 11/10/16 / 2016-10-11 23:37:02 / October 11, 2016 @ 11:37 pm UTC/GMT.
Every 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 five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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