A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 121 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (75 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 468.49 km (291 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:05 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007l0i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007l0i. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0356 West, latitude -21.554 South, depth = 468.49 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 01:46:05 / January 31, 2020 @ 1:46 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 121 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.