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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji

Earthquake location -18.0915S, -178.3229WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji (155 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:59:37 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 621.349 km, -178.3229° West, -18.0915° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 621.349 km (386 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/06/24 / 2024-06-25 18:59:37 / June 25, 2024 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000n9wk. Event ids that are associated: us6000n9wk.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 249 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.3229° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -18.0915° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 621.349 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 249 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 2024-06-25 18:59:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-09 16:47:31 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 259 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.468 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 us6000n9wk Id of event.
Event Code 6000n9wk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n9wk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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