A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5t0. Unique identifier: us6000d5t0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 18:43:13 / December 24, 2020 @ 6:43 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 179.724° East, -24.5616° South, depth 539.27 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 539.27 km (335 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:43:13 / 6:43 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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