A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 58 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (36 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 07:49:35 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.1408° West, latitude -20.6164° South, depth = 531.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 531.17 km (330 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us1000hxi4. Event ids that are associated: us1000hxi4. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/11/18 / 2018-11-22 19:49:35 / November 22, 2018 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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