A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 201 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji (125 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 570.31 km (354 miles). Global time and date of event 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 18:37:09 / October 21, 2020 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.8269° West, latitude -18.4806° South, depth = 570.31 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6b8. Id of event: us7000c6b8. The temblor was reported at 18:37:09 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 201 km ESE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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