A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 133.96 km, -177.3308° West, -25.8348° South. Event id: us7000cn3a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cn3a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.96 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 23:04:30 / December 2, 2020 @ 11:04 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:04:30 / 11:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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