A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 284 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (176 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/20 / 2020-04-02 14:39:41 / April 2, 2020 @ 2:39 pm. Id of earthquake: us70008ri9. Event ids that are associated: us70008ri9. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2631 West, latitude -17.6376 South, depth = 569.55 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:39:41 / 2:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 569.55 km (354 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten 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: 284 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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