A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (91 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 553.75 km (344 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70003m1x. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003m1x. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:04:56 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 18:04:56 / May 7, 2019 @ 6:04 pm. Exact location of event, depth 553.75 km, -177.7115° West, -19.6981° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 147 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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