A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:04:50 / 7:04 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 19:04:50 / June 16, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 593.17 km (369 miles). Event id: us6000ah7j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah7j. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3855° West, -20.7975° South, depth 593.17 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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