A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (45 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/02/19 / 2019-02-19 19:04:15 / February 19, 2019 @ 7:04 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 536.4 km (333 miles). Event id: us1000j8v0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000j8v0. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0132 West, latitude -20.734 South, depth = 536.4 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:04:15 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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