A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 502.01 km (312 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/12/19 / 2019-12-19 10:58:36 / December 19, 2019 @ 10:58 am. Exact location of event, depth 502.01 km, -179.9137° West, -23.6281° South. The temblor was reported at 22:58:36 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006nef. Event ids that are associated: us70006nef.
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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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