A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 225 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (140 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 07:44:43 / May 24, 2019 @ 7:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 579.42 km (360 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.5636° West, -22.5165° South, depth 579.42 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:43 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003trg. Event ids that are associated: us70003trg.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 225 km SSW of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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