A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 17 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:44:18 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 10:44:18 / February 26, 2020 @ 10:44 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084ja. Id of event: us600084ja. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6797° West, -20.4902° South, depth 601.59 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 601.59 km (374 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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