A earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:04:32 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/20 / 2020-10-23 07:04:32 / October 23, 2020 @ 7:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cbx8. Id of event: us6000cbx8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 463.9 km (288 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.9645° West, latitude -25.6127° South, depth = 463.9 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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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. 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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