A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:37 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/12/20 / 2020-12-04 08:24:37 / December 4, 2020 @ 8:24 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 530.43 km (330 miles). Event id: us7000cmwg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cmwg. Exact location, longitude 179.4102° East, latitude -23.2875° South, depth = 530.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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