A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji (155 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:38:12 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 596.63 km, -178.3614° West, -17.7126° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ca9h. Unique identifier: us7000ca9h. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/11/20 / 2020-11-04 09:38:12 / November 4, 2020 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.63 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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