A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 261 km E of Levuka, Fiji (162 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us7000c7rl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c7rl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 523.75 km (325 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:29:37 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 21:29:37 / October 29, 2020 @ 9:29 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.2231° West, latitude -17.8835° South, depth = 523.75 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-nine 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 261 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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