A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 255 km E of Levuka, Fiji (158 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 564.67 km, -178.2951° West, -17.7534° South. The temblor was detected at 11:12:55 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 564.67 km (351 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cewt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cewt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 11:12:55 / November 14, 2020 @ 11:12 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 255 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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