A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 194 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (121 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bep8. Unique identifier: us7000bep8. Exact location of event, longitude -178.9991 West, latitude -17.3625 South, depth = 552.42 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 03:17:41 / August 29, 2020 @ 3:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 552.42 km (343 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:17:41 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 194 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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