Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 204 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji

Earthquake location -19.0747S, -177.6845WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (127 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 06:35:20 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 470.94 km (293 miles). Exact location of event, depth 470.94 km, -177.6845° West, -19.0747° South. Event id: us600085ax. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600085ax. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 18:35:20 / February 22, 2020 @ 6:35 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

Did you feel the quake?

Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 204 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.6845° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -19.0747° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 470.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 204km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-22 18:35:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-20 13:57:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.257 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600085ax Id of event.
Event Code 600085ax An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600085ax, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply