A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, South of the Fiji Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 522.15 km (324 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009nej. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009nej. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/05/20 / 2020-05-17 16:53:23 / May 17, 2020 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -179.6088 West, latitude -24.3757 South, depth = 522.15 km. The temblor was detected at 04:53:23 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter).
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 six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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