A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 272 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (169 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009epz. Id of event: us60009epz. The temblor was reported at 02:01:18 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/04/20 / 2020-04-29 14:01:18 / April 29, 2020 @ 2:01 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4887 West, latitude -17.7915 South, depth = 585.56 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 585.56 km (364 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 272 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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