A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 172 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (107 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008b4z. Unique identifier: us60008b4z. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2683 West, latitude -17.287 South, depth = 556.84 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 556.84 km (346 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:23:54 / 8:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 08:23:54 / March 2, 2020 @ 8:23 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 172 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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