A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 196 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (122 miles). Id of earthquake: us60006rsx. Event ids that are associated: us60006rsx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 208.64 km (130 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/12/19 / 2019-12-15 14:40:35 / December 15, 2019 @ 2:40 pm. The temblor was reported at 02:40:35 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 208.64 km, -178.0154° West, -22.3047° South. 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 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 196 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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