A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 313 km E of Levuka, Fiji (194 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 611.04 km (380 miles). Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 18:49:28 / May 30, 2020 @ 6:49 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000a2t4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2t4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7339 West, latitude -18.2911 South, depth = 611.04 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:49:28 / 6:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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