A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 102 km NNW of Lautoka, Fiji (63 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ah6k. Id of event: us6000ah6k. Exact location, longitude 177.1369° East, latitude -16.7396° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 02:17:25 / June 16, 2020 @ 2:17 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:17:25 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 102 km NNW of Lautoka, Fiji.
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