A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhut. Id of event: us7000bhut. The temblor was detected at 14:03:59 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.9373° East, latitude -24.2921° South, depth = 517.09 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 14:03:59 / September 1, 2020 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 517.09 km (321 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: south of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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