A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 239 km E of Levuka, Fiji (149 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 08:27:13 / July 8, 2020 @ 8:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4273° West, -17.9744° South, depth 587.35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajyb. Id of event: us7000ajyb. The temblor was picked up at 08:27:13 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 587.35 km (365 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 239 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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