A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 269 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (167 miles). Event id: us600084pu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084pu. Exact location, longitude -178.5193° West, latitude -17.7795° South, depth = 571.56 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 01:31:09 / February 21, 2020 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:31:09 / 1:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 571.56 km (355 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 269 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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