A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 88 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (55 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1091 West, latitude -20.074 South, depth = 617.13 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 617.13 km (383 miles). Id of earthquake: us700039mp. Event ids that are associated: us700039mp. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:56:19 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/19 / 2019-04-20 13:56:19 / April 20, 2019 @ 1:56 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 88 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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