A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 19:08:29 / December 4, 2019 @ 7:08 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 590.23 km (367 miles). Exact location of event, depth 590.23 km, -178.7229° West, -20.7009° South. Unique identifier: us60006m1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006m1x. The temblor was picked up at 07:08:29 / 7:08 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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