A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.6118° West, latitude -25.176° South, depth = 60.54 km. Event id: us7000d14r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d14r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 06:39:17 / January 9, 2021 @ 6:39 am. The temblor was detected at 06:39:17 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 60.54 km (38 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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