A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 238 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (148 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:39:57 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/02/20 / 2020-02-02 14:39:57 / February 2, 2020 @ 2:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 565.39 km (351 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6723° West, -17.488° South, depth 565.39 km. Id of earthquake: us70007n4i. Event ids that are associated: us70007n4i.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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