A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 32 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (20 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008naf. Event ids that are associated: us10008naf. The temblor was picked up at 08:40:59 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 608.71 km (378 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 20:40:59 / April 25, 2017 @ 8:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.688° West, latitude -20.9465° South, depth = 608.71 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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