A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 238 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (148 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009ljh. Event ids that are associated: us20009ljh. Global time and date of event 04/06/17 / 2017-06-04 16:12:28 / June 4, 2017 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 555.48 km (345 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:12:28 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.5583° West, latitude -22.6523° South, depth = 555.48 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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