A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 268 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (167 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 498.83 km (310 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:39:54 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 498.83 km, -178.6028° West, -17.8745° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 01:39:54 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007tpu. Id of event: us70007tpu.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 268 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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