A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 528.92 km (329 miles). Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 10:59:41 / February 4, 2020 @ 10:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 22:59:41 / 10:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.2856° East, latitude -25.5952° South, depth = 528.92 km. Event id: us70007pea. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pea. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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