A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Unique identifier: us70009elk. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009elk. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0617° West, -26.4358° South, depth 397.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 04:57:19 / May 4, 2020 @ 4:57 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 397.82 km (247 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:57:19 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Fiji Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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