A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 606.94 km, -178.0906° West, -18.841° South. Id of earthquake: us6000c03p. Event ids that are associated: us6000c03p. The temblor was detected at 01:09:50 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 01:09:50 / September 18, 2020 @ 1:09 am. 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 606.94 km (377 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight 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 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 286 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji.
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