A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 231 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (144 miles) on Thursday. 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 591.16 km (367 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:21:54 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1pd. Unique identifier: us6000a1pd. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 23:21:54 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5391 West, latitude -17.6622 South, depth = 591.16 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 231 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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