A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 223 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (139 miles) on Monday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:00:56 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 519.76 km (323 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8328 West, latitude -17.4747 South, depth = 519.76 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 07:00:56 / December 17, 2019 @ 7:00 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006skd. Unique identifier: us60006skd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 223 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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