A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Fiji region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:44:06 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/12/20 / 2020-12-30 16:44:06 / December 30, 2020 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 593.64 km (369 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3257 West, latitude -21.8373 South, depth = 593.64 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d4cq. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4cq.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-five 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.
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