A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 23:23:55 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4081 West, latitude -22.6075 South, depth = 573.22 km. Event id: us7000cpva. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpva. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 23:23:55 / December 7, 2020 @ 11:23 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 573.22 km (356 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel anything?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.