A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us7000bjp0. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjp0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:24 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 542.51 km (337 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 22:39:24 / September 2, 2020 @ 10:39 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6073 West, latitude -23.3734 South, depth = 542.51 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days 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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