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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Levuka in Fiji

Earthquake location -17.7005S, -178.9091WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 192 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (119 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:25:53 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 547.969 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n83h. Id of event: us6000n83h. Exact location of event, depth 547.969 km, -178.9091° West, -17.7005° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/24 / 2024-06-25 13:25:53 / June 25, 2024 @ 1:25 pm UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 192 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.9091° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.7005° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 547.969 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 192 km ENE 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 2024-06-25 13:25:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-25 14:03:24 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 354 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 101 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 us6000n83h Id of event.
Event Code 6000n83h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n83h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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