A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 08:50:57 / September 30, 2020 @ 8:50 am. Id of earthquake: us6000c32r. Event ids that are associated: us6000c32r. The epicenter was at a depth of 580.61 km (361 miles). Exact location of event, depth 580.61 km, -178.6803° West, -20.8742° South. The temblor was picked up at 08:50:57 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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