A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 74 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (46 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60006mf8. Unique identifier: us60006mf8. Global time and date of event 05/12/19 / 2019-12-05 15:53:03 / December 5, 2019 @ 3:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 536.03 km, -178.1015° West, -20.2857° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 536.03 km (333 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:53:03 / 3:53 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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