A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 228 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (142 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:41:47 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cr9y. Id of event: us7000cr9y. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5866 West, latitude -17.5774 South, depth = 596.12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 04:41:47 / December 10, 2020 @ 4:41 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 596.12 km (370 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 228 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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