A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 109 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (68 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008yec. Id of event: us70008yec. The temblor was detected at 02:48:01 / 2:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/20 / 2020-04-10 14:48:01 / April 10, 2020 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7215 West, latitude -20.2899 South, depth = 521.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 521.68 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 ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 109 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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