A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 273 km S of Ndoi Island, Fiji (170 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:30:03 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 340.07 km (211 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.0123 West, latitude -23.0994 South, depth = 340.07 km. Id of earthquake: us70009dui. Event ids that are associated: us70009dui. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 23:30:03 / May 10, 2020 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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