A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 247 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (153 miles). Event id: us6000d4js. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d4js. The temblor was reported at 14:44:25 / 2:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4381° West, -17.4486° South, depth 550.48 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 14:44:25 / December 31, 2020 @ 2:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.48 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 247 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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