A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 287 km E of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles) on Wednesday. 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 601.99 km (374 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9698° West, -18.0035° South, depth 601.99 km. The temblor was detected at 22:08:35 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 22:08:35 / October 7, 2020 @ 10:08 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c6kf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6kf.
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 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 has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 287 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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