A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 72 km E of Ndoi Island, Fiji (45 miles). Unique identifier: us70009euv. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009euv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 19:02:43 / May 12, 2020 @ 7:02 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 493.12 km (306 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0037 West, latitude -20.708 South, depth = 493.12 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:02:43 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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