A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, south of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cqrr. Unique identifier: us6000cqrr. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:00:05 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 01:00:05 / November 17, 2020 @ 1:00 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 520.26 km (323 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.722° East, -23.5231° South, depth 520.26 km. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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.
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