A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 288 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (179 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:55:36 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 21:55:36 / December 3, 2019 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 596.72 km, -178.4852° West, -18.028° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.72 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us60006q9j. Event ids that are associated: us60006q9j.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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