A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqdv. Unique identifier: us6000cqdv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7895 West, latitude -23.3986 South, depth = 540.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:50:40 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 540.05 km (336 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 14:50:40 / November 19, 2020 @ 2:50 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: south of the Fiji Islands.
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