A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 516.78 km (321 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70006ef9. Event ids that are associated: us70006ef9. Exact location of event, longitude 179.688 East, latitude -23.9079 South, depth = 516.78 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 17:40:36 / November 21, 2019 @ 5:40 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:40:36 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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