A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 269 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (167 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 510.72 km (317 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4516 West, latitude -17.6754 South, depth = 510.72 km. Event id: us70008gug. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gug. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 01:18:32 / March 21, 2020 @ 1:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:18:32 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days two hundred and nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 269 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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