A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 03:41:26 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8185° West, -23.667° South, depth 537.86 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c35x. Unique identifier: us6000c35x. The epicenter was at a depth of 537.86 km (334 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:41:26 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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.
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