A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us70007mk0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007mk0. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:21 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9993° West, -18.1099° South, depth 597.05 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 597.05 km (371 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 02:29:21 / February 1, 2020 @ 2:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 290 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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