A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 245 km E of Levuka, Fiji (152 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 564.97 km (351 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:59:30 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 564.97 km, -178.3899° West, -17.7436° South. Unique identifier: us7000bl6t. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bl6t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/20 / 2020-09-06 23:59:30 / September 6, 2020 @ 11:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 245 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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