A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji (147 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us70009jqk. Event ids that are associated: us70009jqk. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:54:30 / 9:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 21:54:30 / May 11, 2020 @ 9:54 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 588.52 km (366 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.6863° West, latitude -17.4901° South, depth = 588.52 km.
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 sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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