A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 276 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (171 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 556.46 km (346 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:48:53 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 12:48:53 / September 30, 2018 @ 12:48 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.9933° West, latitude -18.2475° South, depth = 556.46 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h7jw. Unique identifier: us1000h7jw.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days four hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 276 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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