A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5h8. Unique identifier: us6000d5h8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 514.91 km (320 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.77 East, latitude -25.2064 South, depth = 514.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/20 / 2020-12-22 01:23:58 / December 22, 2020 @ 1:23 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:23:58 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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