A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 95 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (59 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70003ta5. Event ids that are associated: us70003ta5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7934 West, latitude -20.5441 South, depth = 514.44 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:58 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 514.44 km (320 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 05:31:58 / May 23, 2019 @ 5:31 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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