A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:00:15 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000crsi. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000crsi. Exact location of event, depth 568.34 km, -178.1446° West, -20.7235° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 568.34 km (353 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 13:00:15 / December 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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