A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (32 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 23:55:54 / September 2, 2017 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:55:54 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3164 West, latitude -20.9424 South, depth = 546.14 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.14 km (339 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000arm8. Id of event: us2000arm8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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