A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 265 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (165 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ntu. Unique identifier: us70007ntu. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:57:51 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5502 West, latitude -17.7597 South, depth = 549.11 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 549.11 km (341 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 14:57:51 / February 12, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 265 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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