A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Fiji region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cswh. Event ids that are associated: us7000cswh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 409.19 km (254 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 09:06:29 / December 21, 2020 @ 9:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7186 West, latitude -19.4794 South, depth = 409.19 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:06:29 / 9:06 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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