A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:50:41 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 562.8 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 23:50:41 / March 20, 2016 @ 11:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.7468° West, latitude -21.5609° South, depth = 562.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005c22. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005c22.
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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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