A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crkk. Unique identifier: us7000crkk. The temblor was picked up at 21:55:18 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/12/20 / 2020-12-11 21:55:18 / December 11, 2020 @ 9:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 532.22 km (331 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.0191 East, latitude -24.1826 South, depth = 532.22 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.