A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 511.59 km (318 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 15:07:57 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60006r9r. Event ids that are associated: us60006r9r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/12/19 / 2019-12-08 03:07:57 / December 8, 2019 @ 3:07 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8501 West, latitude -23.8815 South, depth = 511.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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