A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 132 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (82 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/12/15 / 2015-12-20 23:12:27 / December 20, 2015 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 464.07 km (288 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:12:27 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 464.07 km, -177.5703° West, -20.1071° South. Unique identifier: us1000492r. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000492r.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 132 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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