A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 23:34:11 / September 11, 2020 @ 11:34 pm. The temblor was picked up at 23:34:11 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bnzg. Unique identifier: us7000bnzg. Exact location, longitude 179.744° East, latitude -24.1375° South, depth = 508.77 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 508.77 km (316 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
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: south of the Fiji Islands.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.