A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 278 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (173 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 01:59:27 / March 8, 2020 @ 1:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 584.07 km, -178.1458° West, -18.1929° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:59:27 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 584.07 km (363 miles). Event id: us60008bvt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008bvt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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