A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 300 km E of Levuka, Fiji (186 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1nv. Unique identifier: us6000a1nv. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 16:03:07 / May 21, 2020 @ 4:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:03:07 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 577.09 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 577.09 km, -177.8419° West, -18.1127° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 300 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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