A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (107 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.5107° West, -22.0087° South, depth 595.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 595.55 km (370 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:49:50 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000abk1. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abk1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 03:49:50 / August 25, 2017 @ 3:49 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-three 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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