A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.685 West, latitude -23.6517 South, depth = 535.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 18:16:36 / October 5, 2020 @ 6:16 pm. Event id: us6000c72g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c72g. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 535.95 km (333 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:16:36 / 6:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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