A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6069 West, latitude -24.3968 South, depth = 84.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/12/20 / 2020-12-14 01:13:11 / December 14, 2020 @ 1:13 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:13:11 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cs3p. Event ids that are associated: us7000cs3p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 84.76 km (53 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Fiji Islands.
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