A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 207 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (129 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:29:35 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 11:29:35 / July 8, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 544.49 km (338 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8011° West, -17.5394° South, depth 544.49 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ap17. Event ids that are associated: us7000ap17.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 207 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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