A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 230 km E of Levuka, Fiji (143 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 17:59:04 / June 12, 2020 @ 5:59 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.5292° West, latitude -17.7695° South, depth = 539.87 km. Event id: us6000ae95. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae95. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 539.87 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:59:04 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 230 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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