A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 226 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (140 miles). Global time and date of event 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 11:46:26 / February 15, 2019 @ 11:46 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:46:26 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). 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 568.81 km (353 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.6245 West, latitude -17.1191 South, depth = 568.81 km. Unique identifier: us2000jnzj. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnzj.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 226 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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