A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 45 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (28 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.7365° West, latitude -21.0577° South, depth = 595.78 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:37:32 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/17 / 2017-11-02 08:37:32 / November 2, 2017 @ 8:37 am. 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 595.78 km (370 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000bfgt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bfgt.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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