A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 485.86 km (302 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:34:56 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 485.86 km, -179.976° West, -24.8812° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2gj. Unique identifier: us6000c2gj. Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 08:34:56 / September 29, 2020 @ 8:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Fiji Islands.
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