A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/20 / 2020-12-24 19:06:23 / December 24, 2020 @ 7:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:06:23 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 608.01 km (378 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000d5t6. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5t6. Exact location, longitude -179.0672° West, latitude -22.6177° South, depth = 608.01 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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