A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (43 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 17:37:46 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 516.34 km (321 miles). Global time and date of event 09/12/19 / 2019-12-09 05:37:46 / December 9, 2019 @ 5:37 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.2953° West, latitude -21.1532° South, depth = 516.34 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006p4i. Unique identifier: us60006p4i.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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