A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 230 km E of Levuka, Fiji (143 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us7000crmf. Event ids that are associated: us7000crmf. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 07:02:53 / December 12, 2020 @ 7:02 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 595.66 km (370 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5134 West, latitude -17.8769 South, depth = 595.66 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:02:53 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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