A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 149 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 08:39:55 / August 26, 2020 @ 8:39 am. Exact location, longitude -179.409° West, latitude -15.7868° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bd3k. Unique identifier: us7000bd3k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:39:55 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 149 km ENE of Labasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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