A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km NNE of Labasa, Fiji (117 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.99 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000bnh9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnh9. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:13 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 9.99 km, -179.8629° West, -14.8906° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 10:55:13 / September 15, 2020 @ 10:55 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 189 km NNE of Labasa, Fiji.
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