A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Labasa in Fiji. The temblor was picked up at 00:08:47 / 12:08 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 00:08:47 / September 5, 2020 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bl0v. Event ids that are associated: us7000bl0v. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 178.6036° East, -16.2353° South.
Close country/countries, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Lambasa (c. 27 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lambasa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km WNW of Labasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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