A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km NNE of Labasa, Fiji (111 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.7936 East, latitude -14.8713 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 04:18:14 / September 15, 2020 @ 4:18 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:18:14 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bptw. Event ids that are associated: us7000bptw.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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