A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 283 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (176 miles). Global time and date of event 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 20:51:57 / January 18, 2020 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007k5r. Unique identifier: us60007k5r. The temblor was reported at 08:51:57 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 598.45 km, -178.4899° West, -17.956° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 598.45 km (372 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 283 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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