A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 244 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (152 miles). Unique identifier: us70003fx7. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003fx7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 576.63 km (358 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:41:41 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.5995° West, latitude -22.6877° South, depth = 576.63 km. Global time and date of event 02/05/19 / 2019-05-02 19:41:41 / May 2, 2019 @ 7:41 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 244 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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