A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (167 miles) on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 574.81 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 09:52:59 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0498 West, latitude -18.3012 South, depth = 574.81 km. Event id: us70007tqu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tqu. Global time and date of event 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 21:52:59 / February 14, 2020 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 268 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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