A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Fiji region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 601.56 km (374 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:57:03 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.845° West, latitude -18.1302° South, depth = 601.56 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d32z. Event ids that are associated: us6000d32z. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/20 / 2020-12-26 00:57:03 / December 26, 2020 @ 12:57 am. 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 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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