A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:54:23 / 6:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.0567° West, latitude -21.0221° South, depth = 623.7 km. Event id: us7000cr1j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cr1j. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 623.7 km (388 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 18:54:23 / December 14, 2020 @ 6:54 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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