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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Levuka in Fiji

Earthquake location -17.7636S, -178.6286WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km E of Levuka, Fiji (137 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/06/24 / 2024-06-02 06:55:11 / June 2, 2024 @ 6:55 am. Exact location, longitude -178.6286° West, latitude -17.7636° South, depth = 572.027 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000mqzj. Unique identifier: us7000mqzj. The temblor was detected at 06:55:11 / 6:55 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 572.027 km (355 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 220 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.6286° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.7636° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 572.027 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 220 km E of Levuka, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-02 06:55:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-22 06:27:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.301 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mqzj Id of event.
Event Code 7000mqzj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mqzj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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