A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 261 km E of Levuka, Fiji (162 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 03:31:54 / November 22, 2020 @ 3:31 am. Event id: us6000csir. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000csir. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2155 West, latitude -18.0545 South, depth = 572.06 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 572.06 km (355 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:31:54 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 261 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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