A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 241 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (150 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c9mi. Id of event: us6000c9mi. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:00 / 9:58 pm (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, -178.524° West, -17.3765° South, depth 567.62 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 21:58:00 / October 19, 2020 @ 9:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567.62 km (353 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 241 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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