A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 103 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (64 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 405.6 km (252 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9707 West, latitude -21.2918 South, depth = 405.6 km. Unique identifier: us1000i50r. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i50r. The temblor was detected at 22:56:37 / 10:56 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/12/18 / 2018-12-08 10:56:37 / December 8, 2018 @ 10:56 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven 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.
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