A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 67 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (42 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 532.57 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:11:13 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/17 / 2017-08-02 00:11:13 / August 2, 2017 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.0966° West, latitude -20.442° South, depth = 532.57 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5xe. Unique identifier: us2000a5xe.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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