A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 495 km (308 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:52:40 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076n4. Id of event: us100076n4. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 00:52:40 / November 3, 2016 @ 12:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 495 km, -179.8316° West, -24.4741° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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