A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 212 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (132 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/20 / 2020-08-24 13:56:43 / August 24, 2020 @ 1:56 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 606.96 km (377 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7437 West, latitude -17.589 South, depth = 606.96 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:56:43 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000becb. Event ids that are associated: us7000becb.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 212 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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