A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (149 miles) on Sunday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:08:45 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008lq2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008lq2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 23:08:45 / March 29, 2020 @ 11:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.784 West, latitude -17.6798 South, depth = 522.16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 522.16 km (324 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 240 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.