A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.7544° West, -24.6896° South, depth 484.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 09:25:09 / December 31, 2020 @ 9:25 am. Event id: us6000d7g9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7g9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 484.2 km (301 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:09 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two 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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