A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 292 km E of Levuka, Fiji (181 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9321° West, -17.8908° South, depth 539.7 km. The temblor was reported at 23:10:40 / 11:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bale. Unique identifier: us6000bale. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 539.7 km (335 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 23:10:40 / August 3, 2020 @ 11:10 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. 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: 292 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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