A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (45 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4664° West, -20.0374° South, depth 609.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 609.3 km (379 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 16:54:23 / April 27, 2020 @ 4:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us700097qt. Unique identifier: us700097qt. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:23 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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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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: 72 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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