A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 110 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (68 miles). Exact location, longitude 173.5967° East, latitude -22.1304° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 18:02:13 / December 25, 2019 @ 6:02 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006xtd. Event ids that are associated: us70006xtd. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:02:13 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 110 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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