A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 32 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (20 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 554.41 km (344 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006x19. Id of event: us70006x19. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 14:49:47 / December 21, 2019 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.394° West, -20.5857° South, depth 554.41 km. The temblor was reported at 02:49:47 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 32 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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