A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 10/05/18 / 2018-05-10 08:50:53 / May 10, 2018 @ 8:50 am UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:50:53 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.5682° East, -23.9202° South, depth 541.49 km. Unique identifier: us1000e7lj. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000e7lj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 541.49 km (336 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Did you feel it?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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.
Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.