A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 221 km E of Levuka, Fiji (137 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000crtr. Event ids that are associated: us7000crtr. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6042° West, -17.8429° South, depth 600.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 600.91 km (373 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 03:41:12 / December 13, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 03:41:12 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).
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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 221 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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