A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 272 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (169 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 05:28:31 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003ml8. Unique identifier: us70003ml8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 561.88 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.1119° West, latitude -18.2489° South, depth = 561.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/05/19 / 2019-05-10 17:28:31 / May 10, 2019 @ 5:28 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 eight, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 272 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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