A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 119 km W of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006xtx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xtx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.32 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 173.4338 East, latitude -21.6938 South, depth = 19.32 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:28:41 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 23:28:41 / December 25, 2019 @ 11:28 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 119 km W of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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