A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us100076xq. Unique identifier: us100076xq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 15:38:55 / November 6, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:38:55 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 553.57 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 179.3257° East, latitude -23.4429° South, depth = 553.57 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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