A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 100 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (62 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:05:16 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 04:05:16 / May 2, 2020 @ 4:05 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7547 West, latitude -20.4889 South, depth = 506.11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009br6. Id of event: us70009br6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 506.11 km (314 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 100 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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