A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 279 km E of Levuka, Fiji (173 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bdls. Event ids that are associated: us7000bdls. The temblor was picked up at 01:57:24 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 585.76 km (364 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/08/20 / 2020-08-20 01:57:24 / August 20, 2020 @ 1:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0582 West, latitude -17.8601 South, depth = 585.76 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 279 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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