A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 06:21:00 / December 14, 2020 @ 6:21 am. Event id: us7000cqx2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cqx2. Exact location of event, depth 573.99 km, -179.5355° West, -22.3343° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 573.99 km (357 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:21:00 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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