A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (158 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 575.58 km, -177.6105° West, -18.5927° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 575.58 km (358 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009gtm. Id of event: us70009gtm. The temblor was reported at 16:46:20 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 04:46:20 / May 10, 2020 @ 4:46 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 254 km NNE of Ndoi Island, Fiji.
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