A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 227 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (141 miles). Global time and date of event 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 06:51:48 / September 15, 2017 @ 6:51 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.5767 East, latitude -21.9172 South, depth = 640.49 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:51:48 / 6:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 640.49 km (398 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000an4v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000an4v.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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