A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 128 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (80 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6525° West, -20.0448° South, depth 559.12 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 559.12 km (347 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:57:28 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000da34. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000da34. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 15:57:28 / March 21, 2018 @ 3:57 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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