A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 10/02/20 / 2020-02-10 00:53:21 / February 10, 2020 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 179.7055° East, latitude -25.5803° South, depth = 524.36 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 524.36 km (326 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007rx0. Unique identifier: us70007rx0. The temblor was picked up at 12:53:21 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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