A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 100 km NW of Lautoka, Fiji (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:34:48 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 51.6 km, 176.7855° East, -16.9655° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.6 km (32 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d272. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d272. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/12/20 / 2020-12-19 17:34:48 / December 19, 2020 @ 5:34 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 100 km NW of Lautoka, Fiji.
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