A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 270 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (168 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4665 West, latitude -17.7248 South, depth = 575.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 575.17 km (357 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000jnmc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jnmc. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:54:44 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 17:54:44 / February 14, 2019 @ 5:54 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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