A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji (155 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:31:15 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 06:31:15 / November 1, 2020 @ 6:31 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8wq. Unique identifier: us7000c8wq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 554.11 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3334 West, latitude -17.9064 South, depth = 554.11 km.
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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