A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 509.21 km (316 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:42:19 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000c72l. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c72l. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8503 West, latitude -24.0679 South, depth = 509.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 21:42:19 / October 5, 2020 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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