A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 267 km E of Levuka, Fiji (166 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 470.75 km, -178.1719° West, -18.3525° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 470.75 km (293 miles). Event id: us7000c833. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c833. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 21:34:21 / October 27, 2020 @ 9:34 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:21 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 267 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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