A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:34:13 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 02:34:13 / December 31, 2019 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70006ssq. Event ids that are associated: us70006ssq. Exact location, longitude -179.8039° West, latitude -23.294° South, depth = 537.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 537.4 km (334 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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