A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 286 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (178 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 550.18 km, -178.2075° West, -18.1042° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008zy1. Event ids that are associated: us70008zy1. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 12:38:48 / April 19, 2020 @ 12:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.18 km (342 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:48 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 286 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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