A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.258 East, latitude -23.8988 South, depth = 563.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:54 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60007evm. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007evm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 563.5 km (350 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/20 / 2020-01-13 20:05:54 / January 13, 2020 @ 8:05 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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