A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (162 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:41:01 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 12:41:01 / September 2, 2020 @ 12:41 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 588.28 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000bjni. Event ids that are associated: us7000bjni. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2723 West, latitude -17.5947 South, depth = 588.28 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-one 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 260 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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