A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji (145 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 586.91 km (365 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4799 West, latitude -18.0662 South, depth = 586.91 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 20:57:01 / August 10, 2020 @ 8:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bc98. Unique identifier: us6000bc98. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:01 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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