A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 229 km E of Levuka, Fiji (142 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5186 West, latitude -17.9484 South, depth = 590.21 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 590.21 km (367 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 03:05:51 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:05 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000b9py. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000b9py. The temblor was reported at 03:05:51 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 229 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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