A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 139 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (86 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 561.54 km, -177.5106° West, -20.0755° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 561.54 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 17:06:36 / May 6, 2017 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:36 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008rt5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rt5.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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