A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 292 km E of Levuka, Fiji (181 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 636.08 km (395 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.917° West, -18.125° South, depth 636.08 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/20 / 2020-08-02 13:22:11 / August 2, 2020 @ 1:22 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:22:11 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bahf. Id of event: us6000bahf.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 292 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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