A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (37 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 549.88 km (342 miles). Global time and date of event 08/01/20 / 2020-01-08 18:24:02 / January 8, 2020 @ 6:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 549.88 km, -178.1557° West, -20.4756° South. The temblor was picked up at 06:24:02 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60007ctt. Event ids that are associated: us60007ctt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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: 59 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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