A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 159 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (99 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008c2b. Unique identifier: us60008c2b. Exact location, longitude -177.516° West, latitude -19.7481° South, depth = 538.63 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:41 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 13:16:41 / March 8, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 538.63 km (335 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 159 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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