A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 212 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (132 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 00:21:02 / April 27, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6253 West, latitude -19.019 South, depth = 623.82 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 623.82 km (388 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us700097q8. Unique identifier: us700097q8. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:21:02 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 212 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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