A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 132 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (82 miles). 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 10:03:06 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 641.02 km (398 miles). Exact location of event, depth 641.02 km, -179.2058° West, -19.5532° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqy1. Unique identifier: us2000cqy1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 22:03:06 / January 16, 2018 @ 10:03 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 132 km NNW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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