A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 154 km WNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji (96 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 18:48:15 / December 25, 2019 @ 6:48 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:48:15 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 173.2742° East, latitude -21.0848° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xth. Id of event: us70006xth. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 154 km WNW of Ceva-i-Ra, Fiji.
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