A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:47:32 / 12:47 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000bsx8. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsx8. Exact location, longitude -177.784° West, latitude -18.2295° South, depth = 643.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 00:47:32 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 643.78 km (400 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 284 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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