A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 294 km E of Levuka, Fiji (183 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 15:40:09 / June 25, 2020 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 588.67 km, -177.9075° West, -18.2737° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:40:09 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000agiq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000agiq. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 588.67 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 294 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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