A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 57 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (35 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 18:13:39 / January 14, 2017 @ 6:13 pm. The temblor was detected at 06:13:39 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007w7n. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007w7n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 589.54 km (366 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3919° West, -20.2203° South, depth 589.54 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one 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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