A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (157 miles). Global time and date of event 17/02/20 / 2020-02-17 13:34:13 / February 17, 2020 @ 1:34 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70007u9r. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007u9r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.6624° West, latitude -17.7268° South, depth = 558.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 558.09 km (347 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:34:13 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 253 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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