A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 109 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (68 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 13:18:28 / January 24, 2020 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:18:28 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7002 West, latitude -20.9458 South, depth = 484.88 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 484.88 km (301 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007pj5. Event ids that are associated: us60007pj5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 109 km ESE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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