A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 554.06 km (344 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:55:27 / 11:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000dgzc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgzc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.5465 West, latitude -22.9844 South, depth = 554.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/02/21 / 2021-02-05 11:55:27 / February 5, 2021 @ 11:55 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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