A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 254 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (158 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 628.57 km (391 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/16 / 2016-02-13 00:29:33 / February 13, 2016 @ 12:29 am. Unique identifier: us200050ur. Ids that are associated to the event: us200050ur. Exact location of event, depth 628.57 km, -178.4968° West, -17.4712° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:29:33 / 12:29 pm (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 six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 254 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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