A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 226 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (140 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.2199° West, -22.6408° South, depth 559.69 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 559.69 km (348 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 22:28:28 / June 15, 2017 @ 10:28 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:28:28 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009nv9. Event ids that are associated: us20009nv9.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 226 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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