A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:41:05 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c188. Unique identifier: us6000c188. Global time and date of event 22/09/20 / 2020-09-22 18:41:05 / September 22, 2020 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 543.11 km (337 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.7947° West, latitude -23.4393° South, depth = 543.11 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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