A earthquake with magnitude 6 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km E of Levuka, Fiji (144 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 628.52 km (391 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c617. Unique identifier: us6000c617. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 10:11:46 / October 6, 2020 @ 10:11 am. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:11:46 / 10:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4906° West, -18.0249° South, depth 628.52 km.
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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: 232 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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