A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (60 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10007llf. Event ids that are associated: us10007llf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.192° West, -21.3924° South, depth 605.93 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 605.93 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:56 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 01:14:56 / December 21, 2016 @ 1:14 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 96 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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