A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9436 East, latitude -23.8681 South, depth = 529.77 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 13:11:58 / January 23, 2016 @ 1:11 pm. 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 529.77 km (329 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gly. Unique identifier: us10004gly. The temblor was picked up at 01:11:58 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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