A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event id: us7000c9r9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9r9. The epicenter was at a depth of 573.2 km (356 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6693 West, latitude -20.9833 South, depth = 573.2 km. Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 00:11:10 / October 28, 2020 @ 12:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 00:11:10 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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