A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 02:00:30 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 470.63 km (292 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9738 East, latitude -25.05 South, depth = 470.63 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f4p. Id of event: us60008f4p. Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 14:00:30 / March 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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