A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 224 km E of Levuka, Fiji (139 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.586° West, -17.7978° South, depth 595.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:08:53 / 2:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 02:08:53 / October 10, 2020 @ 2:08 am. Event id: us6000c8g8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8g8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 595.48 km (370 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 224 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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