A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (43 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2862 West, latitude -21.1425 South, depth = 387.68 km. The temblor was reported at 04:44:34 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 16:44:34 / May 3, 2020 @ 4:44 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009cfr. Id of event: us70009cfr. The epicenter was at a depth of 387.68 km (241 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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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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: 69 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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