A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 258 km E of Levuka, Fiji (160 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:53 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bfbs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfbs. Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 20:57:53 / August 15, 2020 @ 8:57 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2425 West, latitude -18.0651 South, depth = 521.09 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 521.09 km (324 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 258 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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