A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Unique identifier: us7000c82q. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c82q. Exact location, longitude 179.5768° East, latitude -24.7745° South, depth = 527.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:13:59 / 4:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 16:13:59 / October 27, 2020 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 527.15 km (328 miles).
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 five and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: south of the Fiji Islands.
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