A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us2000iuq7. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000iuq7. Exact location of earthquake, 179.9892° East, -24.915° South, depth 493.16 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 09:23:24 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 493.16 km (306 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/12/18 / 2018-12-11 21:23:24 / December 11, 2018 @ 9:23 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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