A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 182 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (113 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 590.37 km (367 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:02:02 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007u66. Id of event: us70007u66. Exact location of event, longitude -179.4908 West, latitude -22.1208 South, depth = 590.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:02:02 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 182 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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