A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 180 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (112 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:22:20 / 5:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60008b1a. Event ids that are associated: us60008b1a. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.518° West, -22.0861° South, depth 607.69 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 05:22:20 / March 1, 2020 @ 5:22 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 607.69 km (378 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 180 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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