A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 246 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (153 miles). Event id: us70007jxl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jxl. The temblor was detected at 05:45:19 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 587.98 km (365 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 17:45:19 / January 26, 2020 @ 5:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4037° West, -17.0549° South, depth 587.98 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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