A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:48:37 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4981 West, latitude -20.5164 South, depth = 555.87 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cssm. Id of event: us7000cssm. Global time and date of event 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 22:48:37 / December 20, 2020 @ 10:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 555.87 km (345 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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