A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 296 km E of Levuka, Fiji (184 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.8878° West, latitude -17.9809° South, depth = 577.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 577.09 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:56:57 / 10:56 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/01/21 / 2021-01-18 10:56:57 / January 18, 2021 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d3pa. Unique identifier: us7000d3pa.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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