A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 216 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (134 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:41:20 / 3:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 567 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us60008cjd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008cjd. Global time and date of event 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 03:41:20 / March 4, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.9977° West, -17.5943° South, depth 567 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 216 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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