A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (26 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004ykv. Event ids that are associated: us20004ykv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 505.33 km (314 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 06:22:45 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/16 / 2016-02-07 18:22:45 / February 7, 2016 @ 6:22 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3467° West, -20.4532° South, depth 505.33 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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