A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 135 kilometers (84 miles) from Lambasa in Fiji. The temblor was reported at 22:29:23 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.84 km (371 miles). Exact location of event, depth 596.84 km, 179.9198° East, -17.5317° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us60009zyd. Unique identifier: us60009zyd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 10:29:23 / May 27, 2020 @ 10:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levuka. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Levuka (c. 8 400 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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