A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9376 East, latitude -23.5682 South, depth = 550.89 km. Unique identifier: us7000cs7p. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cs7p. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 15:46:14 / December 16, 2020 @ 3:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:46:14 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 550.89 km (342 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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.
Questions or comments?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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.