A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km E of Levuka, Fiji (185 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8667 West, latitude -17.8927 South, depth = 566.47 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 566.47 km (352 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:16:52 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 04:16:52 / October 28, 2020 @ 4:16 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c9rn. Id of event: us7000c9rn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 298 km E of Levuka, Fiji.
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