A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 294 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (183 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/03/19 / 2019-03-20 13:22:42 / March 20, 2019 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 494.76 km (307 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jj7r. Event ids that are associated: us1000jj7r. Exact location of earthquake, -178.2145° West, -17.7451° South, depth 494.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:42 / 1:22 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 two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days five hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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