A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 296 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (184 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.3132° West, latitude -17.9313° South, depth = 506.27 km. The temblor was reported at 03:29:03 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007n4m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007n4m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 506.27 km (315 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 15:29:03 / February 2, 2020 @ 3:29 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 296 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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