A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 116 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji (72 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us700098er. Unique identifier: us700098er. 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: 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 19:53:04 / May 1, 2020 @ 7:53 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.3378° West, latitude -21.51° South, depth = 620.93 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 620.93 km (386 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:53:04 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 116 km SW of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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