A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 300 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (186 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 567.55 km (353 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dke. Unique identifier: us10008dke. Exact location, longitude -179.482° West, latitude -23.2655° South, depth = 567.55 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:39:19 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 12:39:19 / March 26, 2017 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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