A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 236 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji (147 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.77 km (342 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bftt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bftt. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/08/20 / 2020-08-26 15:10:26 / August 26, 2020 @ 3:10 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5857° West, -17.2535° South, depth 550.77 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:10:26 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 236 km ESE of Labasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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