A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 154 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3023° West, -15.8853° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 04:10:16 / August 26, 2020 @ 4:10 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:10:16 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd2q. Unique identifier: us7000bd2q.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 154 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji.
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