A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 03:56:36 / October 28, 2020 @ 3:56 am. Unique identifier: us7000c9rd. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c9rd. The temblor was reported at 03:56:36 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 547.78 km (340 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.1971 East, latitude -24.9354 South, depth = 547.78 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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