A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:05 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 19:42:05 / January 13, 2021 @ 7:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 513.14 km (319 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000d24y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d24y. Exact location of event, depth 513.14 km, -179.7557° West, -23.4306° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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