A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 21 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (13 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 575.88 km (358 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/08/17 / 2017-08-03 00:32:02 / August 3, 2017 @ 12:32 am. Exact location, longitude -178.7171° West, latitude -20.8417° South, depth = 575.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a3xf. Event ids that are associated: us2000a3xf. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:32:02 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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