A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (40 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude -178.6314° West, latitude -21.225° South, depth = 566.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:58:10 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006ppw. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006ppw. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/19 / 2019-12-22 03:58:10 / December 22, 2019 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 566.2 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 64 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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