A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 173 km S of Levuka, Fiji (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:24:31 / 4:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 04:24:31 / September 9, 2020 @ 4:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, 179.3734° East, -19.6317° South, depth 533.57 km. Id of earthquake: us7000bn28. Event ids that are associated: us7000bn28. 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 533.57 km (332 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 173 km S of Levuka, Fiji.
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