A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (104 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:59:38 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 550.37 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 02:59:38 / December 29, 2019 @ 2:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006zn3. Id of event: us70006zn3. Exact location of event, longitude -177.396 West, latitude -19.7538 South, depth = 550.37 km.
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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