A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 286 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji (178 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 16:15:51 / October 5, 2020 @ 4:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:15:51 / 4:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 528.49 km (328 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.046 West, latitude -18.6604 South, depth = 528.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c72d. Unique identifier: us6000c72d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 286 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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