A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (164 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.1321° West, -18.7731° South, depth 520.99 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:09:15 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008cjc. Unique identifier: us60008cjc. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 03:09:15 / March 4, 2020 @ 3:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 520.99 km (324 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 264 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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