A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km E of Levuka, Fiji (144 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 595.52 km (370 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:55:52 / 11:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000afnf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000afnf. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 23:55:52 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 595.52 km, -178.483° West, -18.0412° South.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 232 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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