A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 206 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji (128 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 573.22 km (356 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:19 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9s2. Id of event: us7000c9s2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 20:02:19 / October 28, 2020 @ 8:02 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8517 West, latitude -17.4336 South, depth = 573.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 206 km ENE of Levuka, Fiji.
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