A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 292 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (181 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 620.24 km (385 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 19:23:52 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9611° West, latitude -18.0993° South, depth = 620.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 07:23:52 / February 24, 2020 @ 7:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000867k. Unique identifier: us6000867k.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 292 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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