A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (21 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 11:48:04 / February 2, 2020 @ 11:48 am. The temblor was picked up at 23:48:04 / 11:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5916 West, latitude -20.9311 South, depth = 584.72 km. Unique identifier: us70007n4t. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007n4t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 584.72 km (363 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 33 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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