A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 14:56:48 / December 3, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006fj8. Unique identifier: us70006fj8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.59 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.3887 West, latitude -26.718 South, depth = 8.59 km. The temblor was detected at 02:56:48 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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