A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 290 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (180 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 15:42:06 / April 2, 2020 @ 3:42 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:42:06 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.247° West, -18.0607° South, depth 572.08 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 572.08 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70008rib. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008rib.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four 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 earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 290 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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