A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 80 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d891. Unique identifier: us2000d891. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9445° West, -20.4876° South, depth 453.03 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 19:48:34 / February 16, 2018 @ 7:48 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:48:34 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 453.03 km (281 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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