A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 262 km E of Levuka, Fiji (163 miles). Global time and date of event 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 01:43:10 / July 12, 2020 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2043 West, latitude -18.2113 South, depth = 526.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 526.85 km (327 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us7000am3q. Id of event: us7000am3q. The temblor was detected at 01:43:10 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter).
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 nineteen 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 262 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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