A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6ta. Id of event: us6000c6ta. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 537.25 km (334 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:26:06 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 537.25 km, -179.656° West, -23.7089° South. Global time and date of event 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 14:26:06 / October 4, 2020 @ 2:26 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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