A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 295 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji (183 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:25:00 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 13:25:00 / June 20, 2020 @ 1:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 469.84 km (292 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000afft. Id of event: us6000afft. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0063 West, latitude -18.8279 South, depth = 469.84 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 295 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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