A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 244 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (152 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 07:47:02 / March 22, 2020 @ 7:47 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7207 West, latitude -17.658 South, depth = 571.48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 571.48 km (355 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:47:02 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70008ge0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ge0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 244 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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