A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 236 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (147 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 21:09:08 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4995 West, latitude -17.617 South, depth = 588.76 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 588.76 km (366 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cpsr. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cpsr. Global time and date of event 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 21:09:08 / December 6, 2020 @ 9:09 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 236 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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