A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 19/12/15 / 2015-12-19 06:26:29 / December 19, 2015 @ 6:26 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 18:26:29 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100048uw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100048uw. Exact location, longitude -179.9968° West, latitude -23.5177° South, depth = 530.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 530.57 km (330 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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