A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 27 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (17 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000d26h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d26h. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:42:32 / 6:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/02/18 / 2018-02-04 18:42:32 / February 4, 2018 @ 6:42 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 552.92 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6195 West, latitude -20.887 South, depth = 552.92 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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