A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (29 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 583.5 km (363 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:33:53 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.3661° West, latitude -20.3561° South, depth = 583.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 14:33:53 / November 30, 2017 @ 2:33 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000bjc3. Unique identifier: us1000bjc3.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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