A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 17:31:52 / August 23, 2020 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bjgp. Id of event: us6000bjgp. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:52 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 581.2 km (361 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.7834° West, latitude -18.4759° South, depth = 581.2 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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