A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 263 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (163 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:07:08 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009gtl. Unique identifier: us70009gtl. Exact location of event, depth 216.02 km, -177.2843° West, -22.6233° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 216.02 km (134 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 04:07:08 / May 10, 2020 @ 4:07 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 263 km SSE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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