A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (150 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/16 / 2016-10-13 00:10:25 / October 13, 2016 @ 12:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 558.9 km (347 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 12:10:25 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.5078° West, latitude -22.6922° South, depth = 558.9 km. Id of earthquake: us20007fcn. Event ids that are associated: us20007fcn.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 241 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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