A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 267 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji (166 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 550.42 km (342 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6557 West, latitude -17.9286 South, depth = 550.42 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009f4p. Id of event: us70009f4p. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:59:35 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 01:59:35 / May 13, 2020 @ 1:59 am UTC/GMT.
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 two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 267 km SE of Lambasa, Fiji.
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