A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 252 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (157 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:05:21 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 563.87 km (350 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600084q9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084q9. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4937° West, -17.4415° South, depth 563.87 km. Global time and date of event 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 09:05:21 / February 21, 2020 @ 9:05 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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