A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 236 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (147 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/20 / 2020-03-10 00:15:59 / March 10, 2020 @ 12:15 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 546.64 km (340 miles). Exact location of event, depth 546.64 km, -178.8423° West, -17.6964° South. The temblor was picked up at 12:15:59 / 12:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008f5c. Event ids that are associated: us60008f5c.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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