A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:06:14 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 03:06:14 / August 1, 2020 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2359 West, latitude -20.3444 South, depth = 579.73 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 579.73 km (360 miles). Event id: us6000b7sr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b7sr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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