A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:39:01 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 594.24 km (369 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 08:39:01 / May 19, 2020 @ 8:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009kl0. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009kl0. Exact location, longitude -178.4207° West, latitude -20.9035° South, depth = 594.24 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 40 km SE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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