A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 237 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (147 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 19:04:17 / May 3, 2020 @ 7:04 pm. Event id: us700099f4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099f4. Exact location of earthquake, -178.8232° West, -17.6869° South, depth 545.85 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 545.85 km (339 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:04:17 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 237 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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