A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Fiji region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000d6qd. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6qd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 18:09:51 / December 29, 2020 @ 6:09 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:09:51 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1038 West, latitude -21.0681 South, depth = 487.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 487.97 km (303 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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