A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 209 km E of Levuka, Fiji (130 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.7342° West, -17.7552° South, depth 514.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 514.91 km (320 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d1vb. Unique identifier: us6000d1vb. The temblor was detected at 17:46:47 / 5:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 17:46:47 / December 17, 2020 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eight, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 209 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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