A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 00:53:41 / September 15, 2020 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 526.64 km, -179.9616° West, -23.8182° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 526.64 km (327 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:53:41 / 12:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bptz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bptz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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