A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 547.94 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000b6pa. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6pa. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 22:39:51 / July 25, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.3197° West, latitude -20.4581° South, depth = 547.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:39:51 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-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.
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