A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 398.24 km (247 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.3394° West, latitude -23.3576° South, depth = 398.24 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:03:42 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 23:03:42 / December 20, 2015 @ 11:03 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000492p. Unique identifier: us1000492p.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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