A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 4 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (2 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 595.21 km (370 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.7131° West, -20.6072° South, depth 595.21 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:13:19 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/16 / 2016-12-26 01:13:19 / December 26, 2016 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10007mse. Event ids that are associated: us10007mse.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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