A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (82 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us700062yi. Event ids that are associated: us700062yi. The temblor was picked up at 21:36:16 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 09:36:16 / October 26, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 493.24 km (306 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5092 West, latitude -20.2416 South, depth = 493.24 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen 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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