A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 106 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (66 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20009w7j. Event ids that are associated: us20009w7j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 407.01 km (253 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:36:42 / 3:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9317° West, latitude -21.2868° South, depth = 407.01 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 03:36:42 / July 14, 2017 @ 3:36 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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