A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (156 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -178.6311° West, latitude -17.6421° South, depth = 577.75 km. Unique identifier: us70008gyj. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gyj. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:21:38 / 11:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 11:21:38 / March 18, 2020 @ 11:21 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 577.75 km (359 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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