A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 209 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (130 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d1ww. Event ids that are associated: us6000d1ww. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/20 / 2020-12-18 17:31:45 / December 18, 2020 @ 5:31 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7453 West, latitude -17.6851 South, depth = 563.48 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 563.48 km (350 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:31:45 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 209 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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