A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 205 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (127 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 16:33:46 / January 28, 2019 @ 4:33 pm. Exact location of event, depth 607.11 km, -179.2899° West, -17.7707° South. Unique identifier: us2000jhcb. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jhcb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 607.11 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:33:46 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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