A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km E of Labasa, Fiji (81 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:28:00 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000aphz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aphz. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 01:28:00 / July 9, 2020 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.4356° West, latitude -16.2092° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km E of Labasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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