A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 120 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (75 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 440.47 km (274 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.6999° West, latitude -21.1913° South, depth = 440.47 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 16:05:58 / February 2, 2017 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:58 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20008k79. Event ids that are associated: us20008k79.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 120 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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