A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji (145 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bhdc. Unique identifier: us7000bhdc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 596.47 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 19:13:00 / September 3, 2020 @ 7:13 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4809 West, latitude -17.9265 South, depth = 596.47 km. 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 19:13:00 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 233 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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