A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 244 km E of Levuka, Fiji (152 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3844 West, latitude -17.8319 South, depth = 524.64 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 09:59:11 / June 5, 2020 @ 9:59 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 524.64 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:59:11 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000a6ff. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6ff.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 244 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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