A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 610.06 km (379 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 10:32:16 / December 16, 2020 @ 10:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:32:16 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2988° West, latitude -20.1554° South, depth = 610.06 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cs7c. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs7c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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