A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 526.44 km (327 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.2361° West, -24.2689° South, depth 526.44 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:55:43 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000cqys. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqys. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 13:55:43 / December 14, 2020 @ 1:55 pm.
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 eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: south of the Fiji Islands.
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