A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 210 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (130 miles). Event id: us6000c5ej. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5ej. Exact location of earthquake, -178.7343° West, -17.7023° South, depth 558.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 09:23:23 / October 4, 2020 @ 9:23 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 558.56 km (347 miles). The temblor was reported at 09:23:23 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 210 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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