A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/17 / 2017-03-23 23:15:40 / March 23, 2017 @ 11:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dam. Id of event: us10008dam. Exact location, longitude -176.9308° West, latitude -24.7652° South, depth = 97.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 97.1 km (60 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:15:40 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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