A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgks. Unique identifier: us7000bgks. Exact location of earthquake, -179.3879° West, -25.4748° South, depth 447.18 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 20:42:28 / August 28, 2020 @ 8:42 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 447.18 km (278 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:42:28 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: south of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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