A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 247 km E of Levuka, Fiji (153 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c6q7. Id of event: us7000c6q7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3532 West, latitude -17.915 South, depth = 526.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 11:21:15 / October 28, 2020 @ 11:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:21:15 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 526.66 km (327 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 four, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 247 km E of Levuka, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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