A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 296 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (184 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 15:03:48 / May 3, 2020 @ 3:03 pm UTC/GMT. 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 598.49 km (372 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0028° West, -18.059° South, depth 598.49 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:03:48 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009cff. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cff.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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