A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 34 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (21 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8419° West, -20.9307° South, depth 600.92 km. The temblor was detected at 11:38:13 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 600.92 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007kws. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007kws. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/20 / 2020-01-29 23:38:13 / January 29, 2020 @ 11:38 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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