A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:24:04 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 526.7 km (327 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.2114 West, latitude -23.361 South, depth = 526.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000cr5s. Event ids that are associated: us7000cr5s. Global time and date of event 15/12/20 / 2020-12-15 03:24:04 / December 15, 2020 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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