A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 179 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (111 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/19 / 2019-11-08 11:22:52 / November 8, 2019 @ 11:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 557.49 km (346 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:22:52 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.5341 West, latitude -22.0751 South, depth = 557.49 km. Event id: us60006951. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006951. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 179 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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