A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 20 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (12 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 604.31 km (376 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:45:58 / 10:45 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600089hx. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089hx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 10:45:58 / February 26, 2020 @ 10:45 am. Exact location, longitude -178.5234° West, latitude -20.561° South, depth = 604.31 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 20 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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