A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 48 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (30 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 01:20:15 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 566.85 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 13:20:15 / February 9, 2020 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007q7s. Unique identifier: us70007q7s. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2955 West, latitude -20.4325 South, depth = 566.85 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five 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.
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