A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 189 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (117 miles). Event id: us70003t54. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003t54. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 591.56 km (368 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:20:40 / 5:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.3446° West, latitude -22.2471° South, depth = 591.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 17:20:40 / May 21, 2019 @ 5:20 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 189 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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