A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 214 km E of Levuka, Fiji (133 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us7000aaz3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aaz3. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 20:21:15 / June 18, 2020 @ 8:21 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.6896° West, latitude -17.7101° South, depth = 550.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:21:15 / 8:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 550.18 km (342 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 214 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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