A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 125 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (78 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 01:25:24 / February 8, 2020 @ 1:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.2305 West, latitude -21.6728 South, depth = 580.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 580.8 km (361 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lcg. Unique identifier: us70007lcg. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:25:24 / 1:25 pm (local time epicenter).
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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 125 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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