A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 227 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (141 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7683 West, latitude -17.4459 South, depth = 550.26 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 550.26 km (342 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007fv7. Id of event: us20007fv7. The temblor was detected at 03:23:21 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/16 / 2016-10-16 15:23:21 / October 16, 2016 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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