A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 19:09:38 / May 1, 2020 @ 7:09 pm. Unique identifier: us700098cw. Ids that are associated to the event: us700098cw. Exact location of event, depth 492 km, 179.9181° East, -24.9722° South. The temblor was reported at 07:09:38 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 492 km (306 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.