A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 156 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (97 miles). 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 359.02 km (223 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 13:07:50 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 01:07:50 / May 1, 2020 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009b5b. Unique identifier: us70009b5b. Exact location, longitude -177.2764° West, latitude -20.2052° South, depth = 359.02 km.
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 nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 156 km ENE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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