A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (71 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 401.53 km (249 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.6035° West, latitude -20.7301° South, depth = 401.53 km. Event id: us2000a8eu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8eu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 19:27:22 / August 10, 2017 @ 7:27 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:22 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 114 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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