A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 482.14 km (300 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/20 / 2020-11-27 04:52:08 / November 27, 2020 @ 4:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.8709 East, latitude -25.4496 South, depth = 482.14 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ck8a. Unique identifier: us7000ck8a. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:52:08 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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