A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (67 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:59:48 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnvh. Id of event: us2000bnvh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/11/17 / 2017-11-05 15:59:48 / November 5, 2017 @ 3:59 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.667 West, latitude -20.7539 South, depth = 328.8 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 328.8 km (204 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 108 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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