A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 139 kilometers (86 miles) from Lambasa in Fiji on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 620.11 km (385 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:07:53 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008k9e. Id of event: us70008k9e. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/03/20 / 2020-03-27 01:07:53 / March 27, 2020 @ 1:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8828 East, latitude -17.585 South, depth = 620.11 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levuka (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Levuka (c. 8 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Fiji (c. 876 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 139 km SSE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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