A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/05/20 / 2020-05-04 22:24:25 / May 4, 2020 @ 10:24 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.4894° West, latitude -24.9146° South, depth = 454.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 454.38 km (282 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:24:25 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009em5. Id of event: us70009em5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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