A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0963° West, -26.3228° South, depth 250 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cpxv. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpxv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 250 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 09:59:18 / November 15, 2020 @ 9:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:59:18 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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