A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 252 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (157 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:41:22 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000h6e7. Unique identifier: us1000h6e7. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/09/18 / 2018-09-27 21:41:22 / September 27, 2018 @ 9:41 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 608.26 km (378 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.1523 West, latitude -18.9033 South, depth = 608.26 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 252 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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