A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5319 West, latitude -22.9665 South, depth = 520.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 520.2 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hxyh. Event ids that are associated: us1000hxyh. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:09:38 / 11:09 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/11/18 / 2018-11-24 11:09:38 / November 24, 2018 @ 11:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 270 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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