A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us10007788. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007788. Exact location, longitude -178.0576° West, latitude -17.8401° South, depth = 545.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 07:43:17 / November 13, 2016 @ 7:43 am UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:43:17 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 545.67 km (339 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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