A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 260 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (162 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7779° West, -17.9646° South, depth 540.79 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/19 / 2019-12-04 19:09:52 / December 4, 2019 @ 7:09 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:09:52 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 540.79 km (336 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60006qnt. Event ids that are associated: us60006qnt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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