A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event id: us7000cs6p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cs6p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:33:49 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 491.91 km (306 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 20:33:49 / December 15, 2020 @ 8:33 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0904 West, latitude -20.8842 South, depth = 491.91 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-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.
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