A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 280 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (174 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 10:36:52 / February 15, 2020 @ 10:36 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:36:52 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70007u6i. Event ids that are associated: us70007u6i. Exact location of event, depth 574.35 km, -178.0447° West, -18.1915° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 574.35 km (357 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 280 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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