A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:13:07 / 1:13 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.85 km (90 miles). Event id: us6000d6ek. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6ek. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 13:13:07 / December 27, 2020 @ 1:13 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3805 West, latitude -25.175 South, depth = 144.85 km.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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