A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (185 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 12:49:20 / April 27, 2019 @ 12:49 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:49:20 / 12:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003hkg. Id of event: us70003hkg. Exact location, longitude -177.9304° West, latitude -18.0524° South, depth = 596.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 596.83 km (371 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 298 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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