A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 531.98 km (331 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:53:45 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.8626° East, latitude -24.3005° South, depth = 531.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d26t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d26t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 07:53:45 / December 19, 2020 @ 7:53 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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