A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 55 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (34 miles). 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 517.76 km (322 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:48:52 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.491 West, latitude -21.1096 South, depth = 517.76 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007639. Unique identifier: us10007639. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 15:48:52 / November 1, 2016 @ 3:48 pm.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 55 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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