A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 08:34:06 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 459.83 km (286 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -179.1312 West, latitude -24.8321 South, depth = 459.83 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70009jqn. Event ids that are associated: us70009jqn. Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 20:34:06 / May 11, 2020 @ 8:34 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-nine 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Fiji Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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