A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:53:27 / 12:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009br8. Event ids that are associated: us70009br8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 486.13 km (302 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/05/20 / 2020-05-02 00:53:27 / May 2, 2020 @ 12:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9452° West, -24.2096° South, depth 486.13 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 two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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