A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 234 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (145 miles). Event id: us60007eva. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007eva. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.7166 West, latitude -17.4927 South, depth = 544.09 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 544.09 km (338 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 14:23:13 / January 13, 2020 @ 2:23 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:23:13 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 seven, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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