A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:23:07 / 12:23 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007mkh. Unique identifier: us70007mkh. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 12:23:07 / February 1, 2020 @ 12:23 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1228 West, latitude -26.6322 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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