A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 103 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (64 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:59:01 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003va5. Event ids that are associated: us70003va5. 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 503.96 km (313 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/19 / 2019-05-27 02:59:01 / May 27, 2019 @ 2:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8059 West, latitude -20.2406 South, depth = 503.96 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 103 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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