A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji region (0 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us6000d2iw. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d2iw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:42:27 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 586.6 km, -178.4929° West, -20.8998° South. 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 586.6 km (364 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 09:42:27 / December 24, 2020 @ 9:42 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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