A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (79 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9097° West, -19.7702° South, depth 624.72 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 624.72 km (388 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us70009g16. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009g16. 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: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 01:28:25 / May 7, 2020 @ 1:28 am. The temblor was reported at 13:28:25 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 127 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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