A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:02:30 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.7831° East, latitude -24.7728° South, depth = 576 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/19 / 2019-05-08 09:02:30 / May 8, 2019 @ 9:02 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 576 km (358 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003m40. Id of event: us70003m40.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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