A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 298 km E of Levuka, Fiji (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8665° West, -18.0471° South, depth 488.96 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:21:11 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aj9w. Id of event: us7000aj9w. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 488.96 km (304 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 07/07/20 / 2020-07-07 04:21:11 / July 7, 2020 @ 4:21 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 298 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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