A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (168 miles) on Friday. Event id: us700098hz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700098hz. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 00:29:58 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:29 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:29:58 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.1221° West, latitude -18.2711° South, depth = 569.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 569.39 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 270 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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