A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:10 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 469.43 km (292 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8518 West, latitude -24.5 South, depth = 469.43 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/04/19 / 2019-04-03 02:29:10 / April 3, 2019 @ 2:29 am. Unique identifier: us700034hr. Ids that are associated to the event: us700034hr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: South of the Fiji Islands.
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