A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 00:01:08 / May 21, 2019 @ 12:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8761 West, latitude -24.9806 South, depth = 514.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 514.76 km (320 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:01:08 / 12:01 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70003t4n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003t4n.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Fiji Islands.
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