A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 266 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (165 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 580.47 km (361 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:13:09 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/19 / 2019-11-19 11:13:09 / November 19, 2019 @ 11:13 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.606° West, latitude -17.8592° South, depth = 580.47 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70006dnp. Unique identifier: us70006dnp.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 266 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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