A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 167 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (104 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 541.04 km (336 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: us20008iq0. Unique identifier: us20008iq0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4282 West, latitude -19.724 South, depth = 541.04 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/17 / 2017-01-26 00:02:18 / January 26, 2017 @ 12:02 am. The temblor was picked up at 12:02:18 / 12:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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: 167 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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