A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 198 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (123 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aymq. Unique identifier: us1000aymq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.02 km (360 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:20 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 16:55:20 / October 22, 2017 @ 4:55 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2089 West, latitude -19.5439 South, depth = 580.02 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 198 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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