A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 103 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 17:35:12 / December 25, 2019 @ 5:35 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006xtc. Event ids that are associated: us70006xtc. The temblor was detected at 05:35:12 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 173.6025° East, -21.9593° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 103 km WSW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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