A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (157 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.6359° West, latitude -17.688° South, depth = 619.88 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/02/20 / 2020-02-25 00:12:01 / February 25, 2020 @ 12:12 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 619.88 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600089am. Id of event: us600089am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:01 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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