A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji (176 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4703 West, latitude -18.1005 South, depth = 485.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:32:50 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009gty. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gty. The epicenter was at a depth of 485.45 km (302 miles). Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 15:32:50 / May 10, 2020 @ 3:32 pm UTC/GMT.
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 five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 283 km N of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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