A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 116 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (72 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:17:01 / 9:17 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007k7l. Event ids that are associated: us60007k7l. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 21:17:01 / January 19, 2020 @ 9:17 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.7478 West, latitude -19.5967 South, depth = 572.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 572.24 km (356 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 have been detected nearby.
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