A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 252 km E of Levuka, Fiji (157 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 592.18 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3036 West, latitude -17.9648 South, depth = 592.18 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:31 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/11/20 / 2020-11-09 21:34:31 / November 9, 2020 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ce9u. Id of event: us7000ce9u.
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-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 252 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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