A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (8 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 22:13:01 / February 17, 2020 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 10:13:01 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 582.12 km, -178.7299° West, -20.7674° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 582.12 km (362 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us70007ua0. Id of event: us70007ua0.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 13 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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