A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us70007k24. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007k24. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.6933 East, latitude -24.9937 South, depth = 519.05 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:51:22 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 21:51:22 / January 27, 2020 @ 9:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 519.05 km (323 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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