A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 176 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (109 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.3586 West, latitude -19.6771 South, depth = 531.62 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 531.62 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:58:17 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/08/17 / 2017-08-26 18:58:17 / August 26, 2017 @ 6:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ad72. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ad72.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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