A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 237 km E of Levuka, Fiji (147 miles). Event id: us7000be47. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be47. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4471 West, latitude -17.9382 South, depth = 593.44 km. The temblor was detected at 00:51:31 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 00:51:31 / August 28, 2020 @ 12:51 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 593.44 km (369 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 237 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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