A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 203 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (126 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087b6. Id of event: us100087b6. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4318 West, latitude -19.2538 South, depth = 504.96 km. Global time and date of event 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 13:40:29 / February 26, 2017 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 504.96 km (314 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:40:29 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 203 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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