A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 15:17:56 / November 15, 2020 @ 3:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cpy1. Unique identifier: us6000cpy1. Exact location, longitude -179.9685° West, latitude -24.8616° South, depth = 510.73 km. The temblor was reported at 15:17:56 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 510.73 km (317 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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