A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 299 km E of Levuka, Fiji (186 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:28:45 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 03:28:45 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:28 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c35v. Unique identifier: us6000c35v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 590.4 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.8613° West, -18.2197° South, depth 590.4 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 299 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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