A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km SW of Nadi, Fiji (115 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 01:14:56 / September 16, 2020 @ 1:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bzky. Unique identifier: us6000bzky. Exact location of event, depth 27.66 km, 176.071° East, -18.8766° South. The temblor was picked up at 01:14:56 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.66 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 185 km SW of Nadi, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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