A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Fiji (0 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us1000i38i. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i38i. Exact location of earthquake, 178.1026° East, -16.2516° South, depth 35.8 km. Global time and date of event 06/12/18 / 2018-12-06 03:49:27 / December 6, 2018 @ 3:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 03:49:27 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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