A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.7885 East, latitude -24.5342 South, depth = 584.44 km. Unique identifier: us6000bah4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bah4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 02:56:46 / August 2, 2020 @ 2:56 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:56:46 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 584.44 km (363 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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