A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 196 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (122 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:35:02 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). 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: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 12:35:02 / June 20, 2020 @ 12:35 pm. Event id: us7000ac2j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac2j. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.19 km (334 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8837 West, latitude -17.6255 South, depth = 538.19 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 196 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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