A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 225 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (140 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:24:21 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9745 West, latitude -22.3023 South, depth = 568.05 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/18 / 2018-10-11 06:24:21 / October 11, 2018 @ 6:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hakm. Id of event: us1000hakm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 568.05 km (353 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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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