A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (116 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 16:46:12 / March 23, 2017 @ 4:46 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.62 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008dal. Unique identifier: us10008dal. The temblor was picked up at 04:46:12 / 4:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3927° West, -22.2133° South, depth 591.62 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 187 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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