A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 221 km E of Levuka, Fiji (137 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:18:16 / 10:18 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c73w. Id of event: us6000c73w. The epicenter was at a depth of 645.64 km (401 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 10:18:16 / October 6, 2020 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 645.64 km, -178.5937° West, -18.0872° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 221 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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